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Matfen War Memorial


The war memorial at Matfen was unveiled on the 1st of May1920 by Lt-Col. Sir Percy Wilkinson and dedicated by the vicar, Rev. H. Doudney. The memorial cross was made by William Cresswell of Hexham, and stands and the village green. It commemorates 22 local servicemen who died in the First World War.[1] Later, the names of 3 local men who were killed in the Second World War were added to the memorial. Matfen war memorial is Grade II listed.

Matfen War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in Maften Civil Parish
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War memorial and cottages in Matfen

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War Memorial, Matfen

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War Memorial, Matfen

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Cross 1914-18 1939-45 Village Green
- Detailed information about the memorial.

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Matfen War Memorial - List Entry
- "The memorial stands at the east end of the village green in an enclosed area...it takes the form of a tall Celtic cross. The front face of the wheel-head ...

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List number: 1438933
List grade: 2
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NZ03087183

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