WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1232521
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, WOLSINGHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, WOLSINGHAM ROAD

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tow Law
National Grid Reference:
NZ 12062 38602

Details

TOW LAW WOLSINGHAM ROAD NZ 13 NW (East end)

23/316 War Memorial II War memorial. Circa 1919. Sandstone steps; marble statue. 2 square steps to high plinth with clasping Ionic pilasters and entablature. Life-size figure of soldier advancing with bayonet fixed. Names of dead of Tow Law in first World War on four sides of pedestal. Low-relief inscriptions on frieze FOR COUNTRY 1914 1919.

Iron posts with square-headed finials, some missing, on lower chamfered step.

Listing NGR: NZ1206238602

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:
407900
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 7 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/203686
War Memorials Register, accessed 7 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/10415

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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