WAR MEMORIAL, BENCHES, WALLS, PIERS, TERRACE AND STEPS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1184732
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1950
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, BENCHES, WALLS, PIERS, TERRACE AND STEPS, HAWKEY'S LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, BENCHES, WALLS, PIERS, TERRACE AND STEPS, HAWKEY'S LANE

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 34809 68557

Details

TYNEMOUTH HAWKEY'S LANE NZ 36 NW North Shields 7/80 War memorial, benches, walls, piers, terrace and steps. 24.10.50 G.V. II War memorial benches, walls, piers, terrace and steps. Circa 1920. War memorial, walls and piers of Portland stone; bronze panels in low relief; sandstone square paving and granite steps. Wide cenotaph has projecting centre with low-relief panels depicting angel and uniformed men; bronze-wreathed band; low pyramidal coping; classical-style benches set against canted walls breaking forward either side and ending in low square piers with projecting panels on street front. Nosed granite steps to flagged terrace enclosed by walls. Panels on canted walls inscribed TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED IN THE BOOK OF HONOUR TREASURED IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, at left; at right THIS MONUMENT AND THE INFIRMARY EXTENSION WERE ERECTED AS THE TOWN'S WAR MEMORIAL IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE.

Listing NGR: NZ3480968557

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, 8 February 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303325
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 8 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/112083
War Memorials Register, accessed 8 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/11521

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00858/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs J.H. Black. Source Historic England Archive
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