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Local History

Butterknowle (County Durham)

The parish contains a number of sites in various locations that commemorate the First World War and later conflicts in a variety of ways. Many of the local churches including the church of St. John the Evangelist in Lynesack and the Methodist Church in Butterknowle contain war memorials in the form of parish rolls of honour listing those who served and died in war. Butterknowle also has a village memorial obelisk located in front of a line of bungalows on Pinfold Lane whilst the Village Hall at Copley bears two plaques that were presented by families in memory of lost relatives.

Reference number:D44392

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