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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tynedale
Town
Horsley-on-the-Hill
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 Jun 1923
    Attended by: Col. E.P.A. Riddell
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 Jun 1923
    Attended by: Rev. H.H. Barff, vicar of Wylam.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71019
Current location

on the south side of the B6528 (the old A69) at the village centre
Horsley-on-the-Hill
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE15 0NN
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 09319 65958
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Cross of St.Cuthbert type decorated with Celtic pattern, mounted on large rough square block which bears the inscriptions on its smoothed sides. This in turn is mounted on two shallower stepped blocks. The whole is set in a concrete square surrounded by a plain iron fence with gate. The inscription is in sans serif capitals throughout, incised and filled with lead.
Inscription
In honour of / the men of this Parish / who fell in the Great Wars/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blythe, James
Carr, Edward
Forster, James H
Johnstone, Robert
Latham, Lisle
Latham, Vivian
Macauley, William
Nevin, Joseph H
Nevin, J Wilfred
Turnbull, Alfred
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Horsley 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
History
The word “Wars” was pluralized when two names from 1939-45 were added
Costs

Site: NIL
Comments: The Duke of Northumberland allowed the use of the site

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Handed over to the Parish Council at the unveiling ceremony
Reference

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