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Latitude: 54.803 / 54°48'10"N
Longitude: -2.218 / 2°13'4"W
OS Eastings: 386080
OS Northings: 545369
OS Grid: NY860453
Mapcode National: GBR DDYX.L1
Mapcode Global: WHB32.WJZT
Plus Code: 9C6VRQ3J+5Q
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 8 February 2006
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1391491
English Heritage Legacy ID: 494695
Location: Allendale, Northumberland, NE47
Civil Parish: Allendale
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Allendale St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
War Memorial, by R. B Aves. Unpolished granite. Rusticated Celtic cross on square plinth mounted on tapering pedestal with the words "To the glory of God/and in proud and loving memory/of the men of this parish who/gave their lives in the Great Wars/1914-18" (Names) and below "Greater love hath no man than this that a/man lay down his life for his friends"(Name)inscribed on front face. Stepped base below with remaining three names spaced out along riser of base plinth.
HISTORY: First World War memorial with Second World War additions situated in a prominent position within a small hedged enclosure at one corner of the village green. It was commissioned by the War Memorial Committee and sculpted by R.B Aves of Hexham of unpolished Cornish granite. It was erected by public subscription on a site given by Viscount Allendale, who also unveiled the memorial in October 1920.
This simple First World War memorial with Second World War additions forms an attractive memorial to the dead of two world wars. It was constructed in 1920 by public subscription following the donation of land by Viscount Allendale. Listed Grade II.
Sources: North East War Memorials Project Ref 33728
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, 9 February 2017.
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