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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tynedale
Town
Bardon Mill
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th July 1920
    Attended by: Lady Bowes-Lyon
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33739

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Current location

Village Green at Station Road End
Bardon Mill
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE 47 7JA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 78117 64581
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall Celtic style wheel Cross on square three stepped plinth (the top step of the plinth is tapered) and two stepped base.
Inscription
6 o'clock face-IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ RIGHT AND FREEDOM/ HOME AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 9 o'clock face- ALSO THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE/ SECOND GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) 3 o'clock face- [WW1 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Tl
Armstrong, W
Atkinson, W
Batey, W
Bell, J
Benson, R
Blair, M
Bolman, J
Bowes Lyon, Clc
Bowman, F
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height c1800mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 160mm, height 1680MM, width 1440MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 200mm, height 1300mm, width 1070mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 990mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 810mm, width 580mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 680mm, height 660-550mm, width 450-350mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • HEXHAM COURANT by N/A 31/7/20 Source: Media Library Published:N/A HEXHAM, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSB103.1

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