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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Chester Le Street
Town
Great Lumley
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS HICKS & CHARLEWOOD (Architect)
Dunelm Granite Co (Stone Carver)
Thompson & Son of Chester-le-Street (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th June 1954
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41997
Current location

Christ Church
Front Street/Cocken Lane
Great Lumley
Chester Le Street
Durham
DH3 4SX
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 29534 49250
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained oak lychgate resting on limestone walls and green Westmorland slates with gates to the front. Two copper plaques, one on each side pillar, one for each conflict.
Inscription
Front Cross Lintel of gate- I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE Rear Cross Lintel of gate- 1914-1918 1939-1945 Left Hand Plaque- ROLL OF HONOUR/1914 - 1918/[names] Right Hand Plaque- ROLL OF HONOUR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Appleby, J
Armstrong, S
Bewley, J
Black, B
Blenkiron, J
Blenkiron, R
Bolam, E
Brown, T
Burns, R
Carr, J
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Oak donated by the Earl of Durham from the Lambton Estate Lumley Colliery Welfare Committee gave £140 and a house to house collection raised £80
Memorial: c £600

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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