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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

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

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (West side, off)

14/346 D.L.I. 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 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.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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