List grade: 1438874
List number: 2
Grid ref: NZ2551329981

War Memorial, Leasingthorne


The war memorial in Leasingthorne is a stone obelisk located opposite Eden Terrace. The memorial was unveiled on the 12th of September 1925 by Colonel E Vaux and dedicated by Reverend D Perrott. It commemorates 17 local servicemen who died during the First World War. The names of six local men who died in the Second World War were added after that conflict.[1] The memorial is Grade II listed. The memorial and surrounding railings were restored following a £7,930 grant awarded by the War Memorials Trust in 2017.[2]

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Leasingthorne War Memorial
- "....The stone memorial stands opposite Eden Terrace in an area of open ground, previously in front of Leasingthorne Social Centre. It takes the form of an obelisk, square on plan ...

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LEASINGTHORNE
- "....The memorial was in good condition in 2018 following the award of a grant from War Memorials Trust...."

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Leasingthorne - WM4747
- "Leasingthorne war memorial is located opposite Eden Terrace in Leasingthorne, Durham. It is a sandstone obelisk on square base with two pedestals surrounded by iron railings and a gate...... In ...

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