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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Gateshead
Town
Whickham
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
48276

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Previous locations
  • Whickham Cottage Nursery
    Sands Road Fellside
    Whickham
    Gateshead
    Tyne And Wear
    NE16 3DN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 20090 62197
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Cottage hospital with dedicatory plaque ceased to function as a hospital in 1985
Inscription
(UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Hospital
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
1985: THE HOSPITAL CLOSED AND THE BUILDING WAS SOLD AND IS NOW A SCHOOL. THE PLAQUES WERE MEANT TO BE MOVED TO A NEW SITE BUT WHEN THE RECONSTRUCTION WORK WAS BEING UNDERTAKEN THEY WERE LOST. A ROLL OF HONOUR THOUGHT TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE HOSPPITAL WAS SAVED AND MOVED TO THE COMMUNITY CENTRE (SEE NIWM 42190)
Costs

Memorial: C £5000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other
Reference
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 21 FEB 20 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE
  • CDW86.02

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