MEMORIAL: Men of Hexham

  • Description

    "...This is of the style of a CWGC Cross of Sacrifice, but was adapted to also be the principal war memorial of the town. Cross based on Blomfield type. Four octagonal steps of various depths and diminishing width are surmounted by a tall octagonal plinth, the whole base being about 2.43m (8 feet) high. This is topped by plain cross about 2.13m (7 feet) high, with a bronze sword mounted on the east face, the whole being 4.57m (15 feet) high. The names are carved into the stone on all eight sides of the top three parts below the cross, and are painted black..."
  • Owner

    War Memorials Register
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/34059
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 11 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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