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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tynedale
Town
St John Lee, Acomb
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
RB Aves of Hexham, Mr Hicks, Diocesan Architect
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 May 1921
    Attended by: Brig.General E.P. Riddell, D.S.O.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Hornby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34258
Current location

outside main door of church
St John of Beverley Church
minor road south of Acomb
St John Lee
Acomb
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 4PE
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93297 65724
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ELABORATE Stone CROSS ON SLENDER SHAFT, RESTING ON A BASE WITH THREE HALF OCTAGONAL STEPS. DEDICATION AT BASE OF SHAFT. The names are on all four sides of the plinth, on the riser and sloping shoulder of the base in Roman capitals
Inscription
At bottom of shaft of cross: To the men / of / this Parish / who fell / in the war On front face of pedestal: A.M.D.G. + 1914-1919.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allgood, B
Baird, W
Baty, J G
Blain, R
Brown, R M
Charlton, G
Charlton, R H
Conkleton, J W
Cuthbert, J H
Eddy, E
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5000MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 2800MM, width 1900MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL TO NORTH-EAST OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • 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
Reference
  • WMSS1.1

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