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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Derwentside
Town
Burnhope
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Colonial India
Maker
Cacket & Burns Dick of Newcastle on Tyne, Messrs Ayton of Blackhill
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 September 1920
    Attended by:
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 June 1950
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18963
Current location

Holmside Lane
Burnhope
Derwentside
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 191 487
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Garden of Remembrance surrounded on 3 sides by brick walls. The walls have pitched roofs to shelter benches. The walls bear Sandstone tablets with names- 6 for WW1 & 2 for WW2, the 9th for Private N Simms who fell in the North West Frontier of India in 1930. BLACK LETTERING. The central gateway has a pair of wrought iron gates, and is surmounted with a cross finial. The design was based on features of French farms seen by so many servicemen during World War 1
Inscription
(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, R
Bell, F
Burgess, W H L
Christlow, M
Clarkson, E H
Clough, J
Coates, A
Corker, S
Craighi, L A
Cummings, N
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 78
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Colonial India
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
History
In 2016 a grant of £2,950 was awarded through the War Memorials Trust Grants Scheme towards a detailed condition survey and report with recommendations for conservation and repair which was undertaken by a conservation-accredited professional advisor. In 2017 a grant of £63,330 was awarded through the War Memorials Trust Grants Scheme towards reroofing in matching clay tiles, repairs to the timber support structure and repairs to the timber cross finial located over the central gateway, repointing with lime mortar, repairs and new cast iron rainwater goods, repairs and repainting of the lead inscriptions on inlaid sandstone plaques, repairs and repainting gates, repairs to gullies, replacement of broken kerbs and new coping to low wall to prevent water ingress. SmartWater was applied to metal elements as a condition of the grant.
Costs

Site: NIL
Memorial: £1340/9/4

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin 78-August 2018-Page 7

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