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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Durham
Town
Durham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
ANNISON AND CO (Builder)
J G BURRELL (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02nd July 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41948
Current location

ST CUTHBERTS CHURCH
Durham
Durham
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 270 420
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SANDSTONE AND WOOD LYCHGATE. BENCHES INSIDE. INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTERING ON PANELS ON THE INSIDE OF THE GATE
Inscription
LEFT SIDE OF GATE, CENTRE PANEL: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND WITH/ GRATEFUL THANKS/ FOR ALL WHO SERVED/ IN THE ARMED FORCES/ OF OUR COUNTRY/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ WHO DIED IN/ TWO WORLD WARS LEFT SIDE, RIGHT HAND PANEL: 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) LEFT SIDE, LEFT HAND PANEL: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) RIGHT SIDE OF GATE: 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsley, J
Ayre, J
Baker, W
Barrassford, R
Barrassford, T
Barren, E
Bell, C D
Beresford, T
Bilton, G
Birkett, T
See details for all 107 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 107
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 107
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 28
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • LYCH GATE WEST OF CHURCH OF ST. CUTHBERT
  • 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
1988: GATE RESTORED. THE ORIGINAL MEMORIAL IS SAID TO HAVE HAD THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED AND THE NAME SOF THOSE WHO DIED FOR WW1. THOSE WHO SERVED COULD HAVE BEEN REMOVED WHEN THE GATE WAS RESTORED AND REPLACED BY THE WW2 NAMES
Costs

Site: £500 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDD47.38

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