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War Memorial Calvary, All Saints' Roman Catholic Churchyard, Kitswell Road, Lanchester (Lanchester)

Oblique view of top of war memorial outside All Saints' Roman Catholic Church, Lanchester 2016
Oblique view of top of war memorial outside All Saints' Roman Catholic Church, Lanchester 2016

Oblique view of plaque of war memorial outside All Saints' Roman Catholic Church, Lanchester 2016
Oblique view of plaque of war memorial outside All Saints' Roman Catholic Church, Lanchester 2016

View of whole of the war memorial outside All Saint's Roman Catholic Church, Lanchester 2016
View of whole of the war memorial outside All Saint's Roman Catholic Church, Lanchester 2016

Oak calvary cross with gabled top, bronze effigy of a crucified Christ on the crosspiece, set into a stone and concrete mounded pedestal. Sits on a single step and concrete platform set into a sloping part of the churchyard to the left of the church steps close to the roadside behind a low stone wall. Two grey marble plaques are set into the front face of the memorial: one set into the stone mound is dedicated to those who gave their lives in the First World War, names listed in a single column; and one on the riser of the single step is to commemorate those who died in WW2, names in single column. (1-2)

Reference number:D49390
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: 1438929

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lanchester


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