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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Kellet and Clayton (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41912
Current location

IN THE GROUNDS TO THE SOUTH OF THE COLLEGE
BEDE COLLEGE
Durham
Durham
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 270 420
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross on a tapering shaft with decorative foliate carving to the shaft and cross. Mounted on a square plinth it stands on a walled platform which is accessed by steps. There are seats around the cross.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THESE SONS OF BEDE WHO, IN THE GREAT WAR WHERE SO MANY OF THEIR BROTHERS SERVED AND SUFFERED, GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY 8TH D. L. I. APRIL 25TH 1915/ (Names) (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 14FT
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • North East War Memorials Project CDD47.17

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