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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Craghead, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8522 / 54°51'7"N

Longitude: -1.6695 / 1°40'10"W

OS Eastings: 421317

OS Northings: 550871

OS Grid: NZ213508

Mapcode National: GBR JDSB.CD

Mapcode Global: WHC49.B97L

Plus Code: 9C6WV82J+V6

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439367

Location: Stanley, County Durham, DH9

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanley

Built-Up Area: Craghead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanley and South Moor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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War memorial. Circa 1919. Pink granite steps, plinth and column; white marble
statue. Wide square steps to tall square base and tapered column with plinth
and cornice, supporting tall square base of life-size statue of angel. Art-
nouveau lettering: 1914 and 1919 in low-relief panels on alternate sides of
statue base. Mottoes and names of dead of Craghead in first and second world
wars on base and plinth, in low-relief black letters; CRAGHEAD and MEMORIAL in
low relief in recessed panels.

Listing NGR: NZ2131750871

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.

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