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War Memorial at West End

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryhope, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8692 / 54°52'9"N

Longitude: -1.359 / 1°21'32"W

OS Eastings: 441238

OS Northings: 552906

OS Grid: NZ412529

Mapcode National: GBR LDY4.L9

Mapcode Global: WHD5D.3W41

Entry Name: War Memorial at West End

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391611

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryhope

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Ryhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ4152NW THE GREEN, Ryhope
920-1/23/266 (West side)
War Memorial at west end

GV II

War memorial to Great War and WWII. c1920. Ashlar and bronze.
Octagonal stepped base to high panelled, corniced plinth and
tall, tapered, chamfered cross with low relief cross and
leaves. Long inscription on E face of base made up of
indiviual bronze letters, some removed; plaque on N to an
airman (posthumous VC) who avoided Ryhope when crash landing;
large letters on W face of base PRO PATRIA GREAT WAR
1914-1918; 8 panels on plinth each have about 50 names from
WWI.


Listing NGR: NZ4123852906


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, 24 July 2017.

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

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