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Latitude: 54.6896 / 54°41'22"N
Longitude: -1.5549 / 1°33'17"W
OS Eastings: 428792
OS Northings: 532819
OS Grid: NZ287328
Mapcode National: GBR KGL6.5P
Mapcode Global: WHC54.2DV7
Entry Name: War Memorial Circa 20 Metres West of Town Hall
Listing Date: 14 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159632
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112236
Location: Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Ferryhill
Built-Up Area: Ferryhill
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Cornforth and FerryHill
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL MARKET PLACE
6/28 War Memorial circa
20 metres west of
War memorial. Circa 1919. Granite with marble statue. Square step to
rock-faced base of tapered pedestal, with plinth and cornice; swept base to
statue of Durham Light Infantry soldier in casual pose, with hands clasped
round barrel of rifle which rests on ground.
Inscription on plinth begins 'To the Glory of God ...' and commemorates the
men of Ferryhill who died in the Great War, 1914-1918, with names inscribed on
all other sides; additional inscription refers to second World War 1939-1945,
and additional names are inscribed. 'Pass not this stone in sorrow but in
pride/And may ye live as nobly as they died' inscribed on front plinth.
Listing NGR: NZ2879232819
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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