War Memorial by the Church of St Giles


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War Memorial by the Church of St Giles


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Statutory Address:
War Memorial by the Church of St Giles

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NY 87786 77979


460/0/10002 BIRTLEY War Memorial by the Church of St Giles 17-MAR-06

II War Memorial, by Messrs Beattie & Co. White marble. Latin cross with wreath and slung rifle ornamentation carved in relief on shaft of cross. Placed on two-part plinth; upper part fashioned to resemble a scroll containing the inscription IN/HONOUR OF/THE MEN/FROM THIS PARISH/WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1918/

The names of the fallen are recorded in a single column on front face of main plinth with the following inscription 1939 -1945/ (NAME) on the left side.

Two-stepped base. Sources: North East War Memorials Project Ref 33785 This elegant First World War memorial with Second World War additions carved in white marble forms an attractive memorial to the dead of two World Wars. Designated 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.


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North East War Memorials Project, accessed 6 September 2018 from http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=6590
War Memorials Online, accessed 9 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/90589
War Memorials Register, accessed 9 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/33785


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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