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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Chester Le Street
Town
Pelton Fell
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42038
Current location

BATTLE GREEN
Pelton Fell
Chester Le Street
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 254 522
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ON THREE STEPPED BASE, WITH NAME PLAQUES WREATH IN HALF RELIEF ON FROTN AND REAR FACES
Inscription
(PLAQUE AT BASE) IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THOSE OF PELTON FELL AND DISTRICT/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 (REAR TABLETS) IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THOSE OF PELTON FELL AND DISTRICT/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) (UPPER PLAQUE) IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF PELTON FELL & DISTRICT/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, C
Batty, R
Berwick, T
Bird, J
Bland, J S
Bradford, G A
Brown, J R
Budd, G
Buffman, H A
Chapman, G
See details for all 115 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 116
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 116
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 7FT, height 30FT, width 10FT
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Pelton Fell Cenotaph and memorial gates
  • 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
SOME GRAFFITI AND SLIGHT DAMAGE (MAY 2000)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • CDP27.01

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