WAR MEMORIAL, VILLAGE GREEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1391547
Date first listed:
17-Mar-2006
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, VILLAGE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, VILLAGE GREEN

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wark
National Grid Reference:
NY 86106 77059

Details

WARK

340/0/10014 WARK ON TYNE 17-MAR-06 War Memorial, Village Green

II War memorial, 1921, unknown architect and sponsor. Sandstone. Latin cross with tapering shaft, mounted on square pedestal with three-stepped octagonal base. Three stone troughs at base. Front of pedestal is inscribed with the inscription IN MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 Both sides of the pedestal are inscribed with the 12 names of the fallen from the First World War including rank and regiment. The back of the pedestal bears the date 1939-1945 (NAMES) Sources: North East War Memorials Project Ref 34280

This First World War memorial with Second World War additions in the form of a simple Latin cross is a good example of its type which evinces strong local ties with the fallen of two World Wars. It fulfils the criteria for listing at Grade II.



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, 9 February 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
494772
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 9 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/90118
War Memorials Register, accessed 9 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/34280

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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