Keys to the Past

DLI War Memorial Cross, southwest of Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle (Barnard Castle)

War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle  © DCC 2003
War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle © DCC 2003

War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum  © DCC 2003
War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum © DCC 2003

War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum ( cross detail)  © DCC 2003
War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum ( cross detail) © DCC 2003

War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum ( plaque detail)  © DCC 2003
War Memorial SW of Bowes Museum ( plaque detail) © DCC 2003

First World War memorial west of west lodge to Bowes Museum. Unveiled 1921 and rededicated in 2009. Shaft, approx 2m high, topped with a stone crucifix. Inscription on base of cross at front "To the men of all ranks of the Durham Militia who died 1914-1918"; at rear: 'DLI' (Durham Light Infantry) and the regimental badge. (1 - 3)

Reference number:D37441
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1218254
Registered Park or Garden of Historic Interest
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1000728



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Barnard Castle


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