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War Memorial, 3.0 Metres North of Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Shildon, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6325 / 54°37'57"N

Longitude: -1.6479 / 1°38'52"W

OS Eastings: 422825

OS Northings: 526434

OS Grid: NZ228264

Mapcode National: GBR JGYW.04

Mapcode Global: WHC58.NTHH

Plus Code: 9C6WJ9M2+2R

Entry Name: War Memorial, 3.0 Metres North of Midland Bank

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112193

Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Shildon

Built-Up Area: Shildon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Shildon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(East side)

4/76 War Memorial,
3.0 metres north of
Midland Bank

First and Second World War Memorial. 1920 with statue by Humphries, Jackson
of Manchester. Pink granite plinth, sandstone pedestal with bronze plaques
and bronze statue. Rectangular plinth has moulded top. Tall pedestal has
set-back, hollow-chamfered arrises with broaches and a stepped, battered top.
Front of pedestal has bronze laurel wreath; sides and rear have plaques naming
those who died. Pedestal surmounted by life-sized statue of kneeling World War
I infantryman with fixed bayonet.

Listing NGR: NZ2282526434

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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