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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Widdringham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34222
Current location

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
Widdringham
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 255 958
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WHEEL CROSS OF ROUGH-HEWN STONE. CROSS SURMOUNTS TAPERING PEDESTAL. BASE IS OF ROUGH-HEWN STONE. INSCRIPTION CARVED INTO PEDESTAL.
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ WIDDRINGHAM MEMORIAL/ SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS DISTRICT/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 2000MM, height C 5000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 19/11/1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSW54.1

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