WALTON MEMORIAL CIRCA 10 METRES SOUTH-WEST OF TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1121476
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
WALTON MEMORIAL CIRCA 10 METRES SOUTH-WEST OF TOWN HALL, MARKET PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALTON MEMORIAL CIRCA 10 METRES SOUTH-WEST OF TOWN HALL, MARKET PLACE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ferryhill
National Grid Reference:
NZ 28800 32812

Details

NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL MARKET PLACE (East side)

6/29 Walton memorial circa 10 metres south-west of Town Hall GV II

Memorial to William Walton. Circa 1906 for the officials and workmen of the Dean and Chapter colliery. Sandstone ashlar; Art Nouveau style. Fluted obelisk with central patera, supported by 4 central leaf-decorated scrolls, stands on high corniced pedestal with moulded plinth and scrolled diagonal buttresses. Each diagonal ends in impost moulding of arched recessed panels, that on south with inscription in Gothic, sans serif and Roman scripts: 'ERECTED/BY THE/OFFICIALS AND WORKMEN/OF THE DEAN AND CHAPTER COLLIERY/To the Memory/OF THE LATE/WILLIAM WALTON/(OVERMAN)/ WHO SACRIFICED HIS LIFE/IN SAVING THE LIVES/OF TWO BOYS/AT DEAN BANK/AUGUST 8TH 1906'.

Included for historical value.

Listing NGR: NZ2880032812

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
112237
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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