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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
HERBERT TYSON SMITH, PROFESSOR C H REILLY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th November 1928
    Attended by: MARQUIS OF LONDONDERRY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41882
Current location

OUTSIDE THE EAST FRONT
DURHAM CATHEDRAL
Durham
Durham
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 270 420
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUARE PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY SHAFT AND STYLISED CROSS OF ST CUTHBERT. ORNATE CARVINGS ON THE SIDES OF THE SHAFT. ARTEFACTS LIKE HELMETS AND WATER BOTTLES CARVED ONTO THE SIDES OF THE COLUMN.
Inscription
1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL TO EAST OF CATHEDRAL
  • 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
History
1956: ORIGINAL WALLS AND STEPS WERE REMOVED AND THE AREA GRASSED OVER
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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