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SPENNYMOOR U.D. WAR MEMORIAL WITH DWARF WALLS, RAILINGS AND GATE AROUND

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SPENNYMOOR U.D. WAR MEMORIAL WITH DWARF WALLS, RAILINGS AND GATE AROUND

List entry Number: 1121444

Location

SPENNYMOOR U.D. WAR MEMORIAL WITH DWARF WALLS, RAILINGS AND GATE AROUND, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Spennymoor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112261

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 23 SE SPENNYMOOR HIGH STREET (East end) Spennymoor

6/60 Spennymoor U.D. War Memorial with dwarf walls, railings and gate around II

War memorial. 1923 by E.C. Kenmir for Spennymoor Urban District. Site the gift of the Weardale Iron and Coal Company. Sandstone ashlar; wrought iron railings and gate. Baroque style. 4 Ionic piers on large square base support entablature, on which rests panelled square base of smaller piers supporting entablature with dome above; prominent cornices to entablatures and to upper base. Square-section blocks on each base, the lower with low-relief sword and 'PRO DEO ET PRO PATRIA' on west, and names of dead, without ranks, on other 3 sides; added panels sloping from base to these, at north and south, bear names of dead in second World War. Long inscription below cross refers to the men falling 'while defending our liberty' and ends 'this people ... whose hearths they saved from shame for many and many an age proclaim ETERNAL HONOUR TO THEIR NAMES - THE GLORIOUS DEAD'.

Dwarf walls forming square enclosure have chamfered coping; railings of square- section iron have top and bottom rails; principals are set into walls; heads are graduated downwards between principals; narrow gate in similar style on west side.

Sources: information Mr. F.A. Kenmir ; and H.C. Surtees, The History of the Parishes of Tudhoe and Sunnybrow, (Mainsforth), 1925.

Listing NGR: NZ2584933908

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 7 February 2017.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Surtees, H C , The History of the Parishes of Tudhoe and Sunnybrow, (1925)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 7 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/231171
War Memorials Register, accessed 7 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/4

National Grid Reference: NZ 25849 33908

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