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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Whickham, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9537 / 54°57'13"N

Longitude: -1.6859 / 1°41'9"W

OS Eastings: 420212

OS Northings: 562158

OS Grid: NZ202621

Mapcode National: GBR JCN5.S1

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.2RGB

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303904

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Whickham North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Whickham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW
5/139

WHICKHAM
Swalwell
HEXHAM ROAD (south side)
War Memorial

II
War Memorial. 1918 by W.H. Wood. Ashlar with inscribed Lakeland slate panels. Octagonal; Perpendicular style. Wide step to double-chamfered pedestal inscribed UNVEILED BY THE RT. HON. EARL OF DURHAM K.C. LORD LIEUTENANT EASTER MONDAY 1918, (sic) and bearing nine panels of names of dead of two World Wars. Low-relief lettering in band above panels; sloped coping supports moulded and coped buttresses defining ogee-headed panels containing blank shields under string. Foliage decoration to tall tapered shaft with cross finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2021262158


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, 17 September 2018.

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

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