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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Hartburn
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS, Mr J Robinson of Clay House, Meldon
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Aug 1921
    Attended by: COL E P A RIDDELL CMG, DSO-Commander of the Northumberland Infantry Brigade
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33909
Current location

Village Green
Hartburn
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 4EP
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 08904 86076
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross on tall, plain tapering shaft with deeply bevelled edges, on a 4 stepped base. The dedication for WW1 is on the front face, and for WW2 on the back face
Inscription
Front-PASS / FRIENDS / ALL IS WELL / 1914 / HARTBURN /1919 Back-1939 / HARTBURN / 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Hartburn 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
Private
Details: Mr & Mrs Straker of Angerton Hall, whose garden Lutyens had designed in 1904
Reference
  • Morpeth Herald 12/8/1921
  • Lutyens & the Great War by Tim Skelton & Gerald Gliddon, 2008, Frances Lincoln Ltd ISBN 978 0 7112 2878 8 , pages 83 & 169
  • Illustrated Chronicle 2/8/1921

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