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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Derwentside
Town
Iveston
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
W AYTON & SONS (Mason)
MR THOMAS ARMSTONG (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Good Friday 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41764
Current location

South side of the Village Green
Iveston
Derwentside
Durham
DH8 7TD
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 13763 50349
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by Celtic Cross, the whole enclosed by stone piers and metal railings.
Inscription
Front Face: ERECTED BY THE/ INHABITANTS OF THE VILLAGE/ TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR KING & COUNTRY/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/1939 - 1945/ (Names) Left and right Faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Best, Thomas
Best, Thomas C
Brown, Stanley
Foster, William
Gill, Leslie
Hooper, George
Johnson, Carlyle
Kingston, William
Kirkpatrick, John William
Parker, Robert
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 4
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Iveston 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
Costs

Site: £180 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDI5.01

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