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- Altar with cross and pair of candlesticks. Wooden altar has five legs and traceried antipendium. Wooden cross and two candlesticks with matching detail on shafts. Both candlesticks and cross painted a gold colour. Various other memorial objects referred to including standard lights, flower bowl, cruets, altar book, paten, linen, burse and veil kneeling mat, prayer desk and carpet.
- Altar: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918. Cross: In memory of the/ men of Hexham/ 1914 1918 (Exact spacing unknown.)
- Inscription legible?
- First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
- First World War (1914-1918)
Measurements: depth 685mm, height 890mm, width 2130mm
Measurements: height c 450mm, width c 230mm
- Candle holder
Measurements: height 275mm, width 185mm
- Lamp or Lighting
- Prayer desk
- Listing information
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Comments: The altar and kneeler were donated anonymously. Miss Calcutt donated the cross, two candlesticks and unknown number of vases. Other items in the chapel were donated by others in memory of someone. These items include standard lights, large flower bowl, cruets, altar book, paten, altar linens, burse and veil, kneeling mat, prayer desk and carpet.
- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- Hexham Parish Magazine June 1917; August 1918; May & June 1921; Aug. 1923; March 1935; March, April & July 1936
- Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 22 September 1917 reports a vestry meeting in 1917, among other items discussed “it was agreed to approve the erection of a chapel in the Abbey, as a memorial to Lieut. Cuthbert Farrar Savage, N.F., killed in action, and in recognition of the work of Canon Savage as Rector of Hexham during the past 19 years
- The Newcastle Journal 17 September 1917 reports Vestry meeting to approve the erection in the abbey of a chapel as a memorial to Lieut. C.F. Savage and the many years of work of Canon Savage his father
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