WAR MEMORIAL, VILLAGE GREEN - Murton, County Durham - List Entry

  • Description

    "First World War Memorial, Granite and bronze. Cenotaph of granite blocks on square plinth upon a rectangular stepped base. Head of cenotaph has carvings of laurel wreaths and shields bearing crosses in relief. Main inscription ON FRONT reads TO THE MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF/ MURTON/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ WHILST SERVING THEIR COUNTRY 1914-1918/THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ERECTED BY THE WORKMEN AND OFFICIALS/OF MURTON COLLIERY. Inscription BELOW on plinth reads ALSO/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF/ MURTON AND DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1391516
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 6 months ago
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