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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207138
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391611
Location: Sunderland, SR2
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
NZ4152NW THE GREEN, Ryhope
920-1/23/266 (West side)
War Memorial at west end
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
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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