War Memorial, Monkton

  • Description

    "First World War memorial constructed of sandstone which takes the form of a St. Cuthbert's cross with an embossed central boss bearing the dates 1914 1918. The tapering cross shaft surmounts a chamfered rectangular plinth, placed on a chamfered base. The main inscription ON FRONT reads TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FROM MONKTON DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE" ...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1391715
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 6 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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