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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Tyneside
Town
Cullercoats
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR ROBERT BEALL (Sculptor)
MESSRS KNOWES, OLIVER AND LEESON (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 June 1921
    Attended by: LORD ARMSTRONG
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 November 1989
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17734
Current location

ST GEORGES CHURCH
Cullercoats
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 364 708
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO PLINTHS SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING SHAFT AND GABLED CRUCIFIX. BRONZE PLAQUE BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. CHRIST ON THE CROSS
Inscription
HERE BENEATH THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS / BEHOLD THE NAMES OF OUR BRETHEREN OF / CULLERCOATS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / LET FUTURE GENERATIONS KEEP THEM / IN CONTINUAL REMEMBRANCE / GIVING UNTO GOD THE THANKS AND THE GLORY / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, G A
Allen, G R
Armstrong, G
Ashton, T S
Bainbridge, W
Barker, T
Bell, F R
Bolland, J
Box, J C
Brown, J
See details for all 83 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 15FT
    Materials: Stone - Heworth Burnstone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • War Memorial outside St George's Church
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1989: APPEAL LAUNCHED TO RESTORE THE MEMORIAL AS NAMES WERE FADING. A CAST BRONZE PLAQUE WITH THE NAMES WAS PLACED OVER THE ORIGINAL INSCRIPTION AT A COST OF £3000
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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