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War Memorial, Craghead

The War Memorial in Craghead is located off Edward Street. The statue of an angel was unveiled on the 11th November 1922 by R.W. Cooper, Managing Director of the Craghead Collieries.[1] The memorial is inscribed with the names of 109 local men who gave their lives in the First World War. Later 53 names were added in commemoration of the Second World War. The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

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WAR MEMORIAL - Craghead - List Entry
- "...EDWARD STREET (West side) Craghead 8/125 War memorial II War memorial. Circa 1919. Pink granite steps, plinth and column; white marble statue. Wide square steps to tall square base and …

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Statue 1914-18 1939-45 Roadside - Craghead
- Details of the memorial and list of names inscribed.

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- During the First World War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England. These have been made available by Newcastle Libraries. The War Memorial on Edward …


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List number: 1240817
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Keys to the Past HER: D34988
Grid ref: NZ2131750871


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