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War Memorial, Village Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Wark, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 494772

Location: Wark, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wark

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wark St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WARK

340/0/10014 WARK ON TYNE
17-MAR-06 War Memorial, Village Green

II
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
1939-1945 (NAMES)
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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