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War Memorial Statue, Edward Street, Craghead (Craghead)

Photograph of War Memorial Statue, Edward Street, Craghead 2016
Photograph of War Memorial Statue, Edward Street, Craghead 2016

Photograph to side of War Memorial Statue, Edward Street, Craghead 2016
Photograph to side of War Memorial Statue, Edward Street, Craghead 2016

Roadside memorial located on the south side of Edward Street near its junction with Middle Road and Front Street. Unveiled 1922. Pink granite steps, plinth and column; white marble statue. Wide square steps to tall square base and tapered column with plinth and cornice, supporting tall square base of life-size statue of angel. Art- nouveau lettering: 1914 and 1919 in low-relief panels on alternate sides of statue base. Mottoes and names of dead of Craghead in first and second world wars on base and plinth, in low-relief black letters; CRAGHEAD and MEMORIAL in low relief in recessed panels (1-2). This is a grade II listed building protected by law.

Reference number:D34988
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1240817

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