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War Memorial to East of Cathedral

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7734 / 54°46'24"N

Longitude: -1.5752 / 1°34'30"W

OS Eastings: 427425

OS Northings: 542137

OS Grid: NZ274421

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.SN

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S83Z

Entry Name: War Memorial to East of Cathedral

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110325

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)

War memorial to
14/273 east of Cathedral


First world war memorial. 1926-8 by C.H. Reilly; pictorial carving by
Tyson Smith. Sandstone ashlar. Tall round column on square base with cross
finial. Column is carved in spirals, resembling the piers of the cathedral;
triangles within the spirals contain low-relief carvings of items of soldiers'
kit and weapons. Base inscribed 1914-1918. Cross of four interlaced bands
enclosing carved cross in low relief.

Listing NGR: NZ2742642137

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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