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War Memorial and Dwarf Walls, Steps and Piers Surrounding

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0485 / 55°2'54"N

Longitude: -1.4474 / 1°26'50"W

OS Eastings: 435403

OS Northings: 572801

OS Grid: NZ354728

Mapcode National: GBR LBB2.F2

Mapcode Global: WHD4K.QCYM

Entry Name: War Memorial and Dwarf Walls, Steps and Piers Surrounding

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303428

Location: North Tyneside, NE26

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Monkseaton North

Built-Up Area: Whitley Bay

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Monkseaton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WHITLEY BAY THE LINKS (east side, off
NZ 37 SE
5/179 War Memorial and dwarf walls,
steps and piers surrounding.
War Memorial. Circa 1919. Granite memorial with bronze decoration and plaques;
granite piers. Tall tapered square column. Bronze wreath decoration beneath
Scotia-moulded and banded coping. 3 bronze plaques on projecting panels on each
face of base bear names of dead of both world wars and commemorate building of
memorial paid for by £7,000 public subscription and £1,000 from local authority
funds; 90% of endowment fund for dependants of dead. Dwarf walls and
semi-circular steps; flat-coped circular walls on east and west and 3 steps
on north and south; low square piers flank steps. 20 tapered square piers in
outer circle formerly held chain.

Listing NGR: NZ3540472800

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, 8 February 2017.

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

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