Brunswick Village War Memorial

  • Description

    "....The memorial stands close to the pavement on the south side of Darrell Street, near the east end of St Cuthbert’s Church. It comprises a tall Celtic cross in granite. The front face of the cross head is decorated with ornate interlace carving, below which is carved TO/ THE/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD. The cross shaft rises from a tapering plinth, that stands on a square, two-stepped, base. The names of the First World War fallen are listed on the front face of the plinth. Below, on the front face of the top step of the base, the principal dedicatory inscription reads ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 – 1918. The east face of the plinth reads 1939 – 1945/ (3 NAMES)...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 4 months ago
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