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Latitude: 55.1635 / 55°9'48"N
Longitude: -1.6854 / 1°41'7"W
OS Eastings: 420141
OS Northings: 585506
OS Grid: NZ201855
Mapcode National: GBR J8NQ.XV
Mapcode Global: WHC2R.2GPZ
Entry Name: The Cenotaph
Listing Date: 15 April 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096118
English Heritage Legacy ID: 490084
Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Morpeth
Built-Up Area: Morpeth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Morpeth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
1632/0/10010 CASTLE BANK
15-APR-03 Carlisle Park
War memorial. 1921-22, modified with additional plaques 1946-47. Designed by C Franklin Murphy and unveiled by Lord Joicey on October 1st 1922. Moulded ashlar with bronze decoration.
The tall stone memorial stands on low paved plinth with ashlar retaining wall. Memorial is square in plan with low square projections at each corner. Stepped and moulded plinth has small bronze plaques attached recording the names of those local men who died in the Second World War. Tall memorial has two sunken panels to each face, the lower one on each side contains a large bronze plaque inscribed with the names of those local men who died in the First World War. The upper panels on each face contain a stone cross in relief decorated with a bronze laurel wreath. The whole is memorial topped with a bold moulded cornice with prominent dentils.
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.
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