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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Tynedale
Town
Haydon Bridge
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, First World War - civilians
Maker
MR C E CHARLEWOOD, MESSRS R B AVES
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th September 1921
    Attended by: GEN SIR LOFTUS BATES
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 Sep 1921
    Attended by: Rev. T.B. Trantor
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 7 May 1968
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33989
Current location

30 metres south west of St Cuthberts Church
Church Street
Haydon Bridge
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE47 6JJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 84265 64399
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
CAST FIGURE OF A SOLDIER ON A PLINTH. DEDICATION ON SUNKEN PANEL ON MAIN PLINTH. TWO PLAQUES AND ON FLANKING WALL WITH WW1 NAMES, WW2 NAMES ON FRONT OF PLINTH BELOW DEDICATION.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THE/ PARISH OF HAYDON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Gm
Archbold, J
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, J
Barron, Jg
Bates, A
Batey, J
Batey, W
Bell, Hd
Bell, Tf
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,service, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, service, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth inset, height 385mm, width 960mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1010-610mm, height 1270mm, width 1100-700mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 540mm, height c2000mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Undefined
    Measurements: depth 1100mm, height 550mm, width 1270mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 170mm, width 250mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL 30 METRES SOUTH WEST OF PARISH 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
Costs

Comments: £475 for figure; £425 for surround including tablets and laying on of gas; Architect's fee £72
Memorial: £972

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
  • Hexham Weekly News 30/9/1921 reports unveiling
  • Newcastle Daily Journal 20/9/1920 carries a letter wondering whether the men of Haydon Bridge were to be forgotten, since it was two years since peace was signed.
  • Diocese of Newcastle Faculty 2529 7/5/1968 allowed placing of memorial in churchyard following removal from original site.
  • Morpeth County Library Frith collection of photographs showing memorial in its original position; Postcard collection shows similar view
  • Newcastle Central Library War Memorial repairs (Local Biog. Vol.12 p.260)
  • Northumberland Record Office Minutes of meetings of Parish War Memorial Committee Ref. PC38/65
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=7558
  • WMSH24.1
  • Hexham Courant 8/12/1919 reports initial proposals; 12/4/1919 reports decision to erect a monument; 6/11/1998 feature Fifty years on reports unveiling of 1939-45 plaque.

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