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Memorial Gates at entrance to All Saint's Churchyard, Lanchester (Lanchester)

Wrought iron gates attached to two tall stone pillars topped with decorative ornamental stone sculptures. Located at the north west corner of the churchyard close to the Old Parsonage (1). A decorative leaf/vine-patterned iron arch stretches over the top of the entrance between the gate pillars. Plaque of grey stone set into the right hand side pillar bears a First World War dedication: "A memorial of those who died in the Great War whose names are recorded within this church". Gates erected 1922. (2)

Reference number:D49388
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lanchester

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