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War Memorial Cross, All Saints' Churchyard, Hurworth-on-Tees (Hurworth)

Rough hewn stone cross with encircled head standing on a tapering pedestal on a single step, the whole set inside a kerbed area containing gravel. Located in the churchyard just to the east of the western Lych Gate from Church View. Polished granite panels have been added to the north-facing front of the cross shaft and to the front, left and right sides of the pedestal in order to carry inscriptions relating to the First World War: dedication on the shaft, names in single columns on the pedestal. A slab has been erected to the rear of the cross with dedications on the south-facing surface related to WW2, names again in a single column. (1-2)

Reference number:D49376
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: 1438706, 1299450

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Local History of Hurworth

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