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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Shotton Colliery, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7633 / 54°45'47"N

Longitude: -1.3877 / 1°23'15"W

OS Eastings: 439497

OS Northings: 541096

OS Grid: NZ394410

Mapcode National: GBR LFRC.C9

Mapcode Global: WHD5Y.NJDS

Plus Code: 9C6WQJ76+8W

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109448

Location: Shotton, County Durham, DH6

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Shotton

Built-Up Area: Shotton Colliery

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Shotton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Description


NZ 34 SE SHOTTON FRONT STREET
(West end)

1/36 War Memorial

II

First World War Memorial. 1920. White marble monument with 4 bronze plaques.
Life-sized statue of First World War Infantryman on pedestal with slightly-
battered sides, each with raised plaque. Front plaque, above carved wreath,
inscribed: ERECTED 1920 BY THE PARISHIONERS AND FEDERATED WORKMEN OF SHOTTON
COLLIERY TO THE MEMORY OF THE 152 MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919.
Remaining plaques name those who died in the First and Second World Wars.


Listing NGR: NZ3949741096


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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