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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Derwentside
Town
Muggleswick
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41803
Current location

Parish Church
Muggleswick
Derwentside
Durham
DH8 9DW
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 04432 49947
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Triptych in form of wooden case, with a pitched roof style top and two folding doors. In the gable top are the words “For God, King and Country” painted in gold lettering with black shadowing. At the bottom, below the doors, is the dedication, painted in black capitals. Inside, the centre panel has a brass cross with the words “Greater love hath no man than this” on either side of the top, painted in faded gold letters with black shadowing. The names of those who died are listed on either side of the cross with the words “The Heroic Dead” underneath, to the left of which is a gold star. The names of those who served are listed on the insides of the doors in black painted lettering. Due to the condition of the memorial, a framed transcript has been made and placed underneath.
Inscription
In gable top: For/God, King and Country. On central panel : Greater/love hath/no man/than this. At bottom: This war shrine is/erected in memory of/Robinson R. Milner 2 side panels-[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, R
Ayre, G R
Ayre, J B
Bartrope, F
Bartrope, J C
Bartrope, W A
Boyle, John
Boyle, Joseph
Boyle, Joseph
Brown, T W
See details for all 53 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 46
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1998: WAS ORIGINALLY IN THE CHURCH PORCH WAS MOVED INSIDE AS IT'S CONDITION WAS DETERIORATING. A FRAMED TRANSCRIPT WAS PLACED BELOW THE MEMROIAL DUE TO ITS CONDITION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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