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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Durham
Town
Hallgarth, south of Pittington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Bowman and Sons (Mason)
MR WILLIAM HENRY WOOD FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 June 1920
    Attended by: Canon Martin, late Proctor of York Convention
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 June 1920
    Attended by: Canon Williams
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42015
Current location

in the churchyard
near the porch
St Laurence Church
Hallgarth Lane
Hallgarth
south of Pittington
Durham
Durham
DH6 1AB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 32886 43579
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Sandstone Calvary cross (Crucifix) with gabled top on very slim hexagonal column upon a square base 3 feet 7 inches high x 4 feet square and three steps. Total 12 feet high. The names for 1914-18 are on the right, left and back faces. Those for 1939-45 are on the four sloping faces at the foot of the plinth. Lettering is incised using sans serif capitals.
Inscription
FRONT FACE: 1914 - 1918/ IN THANKSGIVING TO GOD/ FOR THE DEAR AND HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO WILLINGLY/ OFFERED THEMSELVES AND/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR US/ FOR OUR COUNTRY AND/ FOR THE LIBERTY OF THE WORLD/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, T
Barrass, Ta
Bell, J T
Carter, E
Coils, W
Cummings, Jw
Cuthbertson, J W
Draper, R A
Emmerson, Wp
Fenwick, T
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, date of death, regiment, age
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, initials of forenames, regiment, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Hallgarth War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: Ladies’ Working Party (Secretary, Mrs. Russell); School Working Party (Secretary, Miss Taylor).
Reference

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