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War Memorial Cross, St. Andrew's Churchyard, Aycliffe (Aycliffe)

Oblique view of War Memorial Cross, St. Andrew's Churchyard, Aycliffe March 2016
Oblique view of War Memorial Cross, St. Andrew's Churchyard, Aycliffe March 2016

Oblique view of west face of War Memorial Cross, St. Andrew's Churchyard, Aycliffe March 2016
Oblique view of west face of War Memorial Cross, St. Andrew's Churchyard, Aycliffe March 2016

Oblique view of back of War Memorial Cross, St. Andrew's Churchyard, Aycliffe March 2016
Oblique view of back of War Memorial Cross, St. Andrew's Churchyard, Aycliffe March 2016

Located on the west side of the path to the church door the war memorial takes the form of a stone cross on a tall octagonal column that stands on a pedestal, itself atop a single step at the base. Unveiled 1922. Two bronze plaques are attached to the pedestal commemorating fallen soldiers from the First World War (front face) and WW2 (right side), the names listed in two columns on each plaque. (1-2)

Reference number:D48818
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: 1433531

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Source of Reference
Local History of Aycliffe


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