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War Memorial Obelisk, North side of Pinfold Lane, Butterknowle (Butterknowle)

Detail of East facing Inscription 03/05/20015
Detail of East facing Inscription 03/05/20015

Detail of South Facing Inscription 03/05/20015
Detail of South Facing Inscription 03/05/20015

Detail of West facing Inscription 03/05/20015
Detail of West facing Inscription 03/05/20015

Whole Memorial looking North 03/05/20015
Whole Memorial looking North 03/05/20015

White marble obelisk on a square pedestal resting on four steps of different sizes, located outside a small row of terraced bungalows known as Memorial Cottages. The monument is surrounded by a low stone wall with railings and a gate. The dedication for the First World War is on the front face of the pedestal whilst the names are in single columns on the sides of the pedestal. The dedication for 1939-1945 is on the riser of the steps below, the names in two columns on the riser below that. (1-2)

Reference number:D48928
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: 1433867

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Source of Reference
Local History of Butterknowle
Local History of Butterknowle


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