WAR MEMORIAL IN YORK HILL CEMETERY, WITH PIERS, RAILS AND CHAIN AROUND

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121479

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1988

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL IN YORK HILL CEMETERY, WITH PIERS, RAILS AND CHAIN AROUND, FIVE LANE ENDS

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Location

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL IN YORK HILL CEMETERY, WITH PIERS, RAILS AND CHAIN AROUND, FIVE LANE ENDS

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Spennymoor

National Grid Reference: NZ 26588 34762

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History

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Details

NZ 23 SE SPENNYMOOR FIVE LANE ENDS Tudhoe

6/39 War memorial in York Hill Cemetery, with piers, rails and chain around GV II

War memorial. Circa 1919 for the workmen and officials of Tudhoe Colliery. Granite; cast iron chain, wrought iron rails. High tapered pedestal, with stepped plinth and cornice, and classical decoration to collar worked in rough-and-polished technique, has square coping supporting life-size, well-cut figure of woman in simple drapery, with one leg forward and hands resting clasped below waist. Gothic-lettered inscription 'Erected by the workmen and officials of Tudhoe Colliery in memory of their comrades who died for their country in the Great War 1914-1918.' All four sides filled with names in plain lettering, with ranks and regiments.

8 tapered granite dwarf piers with pointed tops are linked by iron rails, and have chain formed by cast-iron leafy motifs looped between them, forming square enclosure to plinth.

Listing NGR: NZ2658834762

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.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 112245

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Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 7 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/224770
War Memorials Register, accessed 7 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/10335

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