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Latitude: 55.0878 / 55°5'16"N
Longitude: -2.2192 / 2°13'9"W
OS Eastings: 386106
OS Northings: 577060
OS Grid: NY861770
Mapcode National: GBR D9YL.BZ
Mapcode Global: WHB1Q.WCFZ
Entry Name: War Memorial, Village Green
Listing Date: 17 March 2006
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1391547
English Heritage Legacy ID: 494772
Location: Wark, Northumberland, NE48
Civil Parish: Wark
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Wark St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
340/0/10014 WARK ON TYNE
17-MAR-06 War Memorial, Village Green
War memorial, 1921, unknown architect and sponsor. Sandstone. Latin cross with tapering shaft, mounted on square pedestal with three-stepped octagonal base. Three stone troughs at base. Front of pedestal is inscribed with the inscription
IN MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918
Both sides of the pedestal are inscribed with the 12 names of the fallen from the First World War including rank and regiment. The back of the pedestal bears the date
Sources: North East War Memorials Project Ref 34280
This First World War memorial with Second World War additions in the form of a simple Latin cross is a good example of its type which evinces strong local ties with the fallen of two World Wars. It fulfils the criteria for listing at Grade II.
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.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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