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Newbiggin (County Durham)

A First World War memorial plaque hangs in the Village Hall of Newbiggin-on-Teesdale that formerly hung in the village schoolroom which closed and is now a private residence. In 2013 a local woman won a long-fought battle for a WW2 plaque to be commissioned in commemoration of local inhabitants who fought in the later conflict - the plaque now hangs alongside the WW1 memorial.

Reference number:D44398
Event(s):The identification of Historic Landscapes in Durham Project; Chris Blandford Associates

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