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Durham Light Infantry South African War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7739 / 54°46'26"N

Longitude: -1.5771 / 1°34'37"W

OS Eastings: 427301

OS Northings: 542196

OS Grid: NZ273421

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.CG

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R85K

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFF+H5

Entry Name: Durham Light Infantry South African War Memorial

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110402

ID on this website: 101121380

Location: Durham Cathedral, Durham, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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NZ 2742 SW

PALACE GREEN (West side, off)
Durham Light Infantry South African War Memorial

South African War memorial. Dated 1905. Sandstone ashlar. Celtic style. Very tall cross with boss stands on square step and is decorated with entwined oak leaves containing low-relief carvings of scenes from the war; inscription commemorates those who died of wounds or disease or were killed in action, 1899-1902. Names of dead inscribed on base. Chamfered dwarf wall encloses flagged surround.

Listing NGR: NZ2730142195

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online, the War Memorials Register and North East War Memorials Project. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 12 September 2018.

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