Washington and Barmston War Memorial - List Entry

  • Description

    ".....The memorial was unveiled on 5th June 1920 by the Earl of Durham. It commemorates the 181 servicemen who died in the First World War. The memorial was designed by Mr Potts of Newcastle and sculpted by Mr JW Reed of Newcastle; the ironwork was provided by Messrs Emley and Sons; and the building contractor was Mr F Stokoe of Washington. The pond on the green was filled and the memorial built on the reclaimed land. Following the Second World War the details of 101 service personnel who died in that conflict were added. Soldiers who died in the Falklands War, the Gulf War, and in Iraq and in Afghanistan, have subsequently been added......"
  • 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/1441367
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 374 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
  • Co-Curate tags


Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.


Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.