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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Deckham, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9499 / 54°56'59"N

Longitude: -1.5993 / 1°35'57"W

OS Eastings: 425761

OS Northings: 561770

OS Grid: NZ257617

Mapcode National: GBR SRB.7F

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.DVN5

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430201

Location: Gateshead, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Deckham

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gateshead St George

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2561
9/71

DURHAM ROAD (west side)
War Memorial

II
1921 by J W Spink of Kingston-on-Thames. Stone cenotaph comprising square rusticated ground floor chamber forming plinth to main section which contains an heroic size bronze relief of a classical warrior framed in an Ionic order. Above the cornice and central pediment is a raised blocking course in two stages, the front plainer and higher, the back part with coved step and fasces moulding. Motto below relief: ORS JANUA VITAE. Signatures: R H Goulden Sc. A B Burton Found.

Listing NGR: NZ2576161770


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online, the War Memorials Register and North East War Memorials Project. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 12 September 2018.

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

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