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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Durham
Town
New Brancepeth
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th July 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06th July 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42019
Current location

IN FRONT OF THE VILLAGE HALL
New Brancepeth
Durham
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 220 410
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND A SQUARE PILLAR WITH COLUMNS AT EACH CORNER. URN IS AT THE TOP OF THE PILLAR. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
FRONT FACE: ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ BELONGING TO NEW BRANCEPETH. RIGHT FACE: ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aberdeen, James
Ainscow, George
Alderson, James
Armstrong, W
Atkinson, Edward
Atkinson, Joseph
Atkinson, Percy
Atkinson, Peter
Barren, Robert
Bell, John
See details for all 96 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 182
    Served and returned: 91
    Died: 91
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 19FT
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • New Brancepeth 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
Costs

Site: £1000 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Durham County Advertiser by n/a 13 July 1923
  • North East War Memorials Project CDN62.01

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