War Memorial, Spennymoor


The war memorial in Spennymoor is located on Cheapside. It was built by E.C. Kenmir for Spennymoor Urban District Council on a site donated by Weardale Steel, Coal & Coke Co.[1] The monument was unveiled on the 15th of October 1922 by J.H.B. Forster (Managing Director of Weardale Steel, Coal & Coke Co) and dedicated by Canon Wykes (Vicar of St. Andrew’s Church).[2] The monument is inscribed with the names of 360 local servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War. Later, monument was further dedicated to 123 local people who lost their lives in the Second World War, and a serviceman killed in Afghanistan in c.2011. The memorial was renovated in c.1990.[3] The monument is Grade II listed.

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Spennymoor War Memorial

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War Memorial, Spennymoor

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SPENNYMOOR U.D. WAR MEMORIAL WITH DWARF WALLS, RAILINGS AND GATE AROUND
- "War memorial. 1923 by E.C. Kenmir for Spennymoor Urban District. Site the gift of the Weardale Iron and Coal Company. Sandstone ashlar; wrought iron railings and gate. Baroque style ...

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Cenotaph 1914-18 1939-45 Afghanistan Cheapside - Spennymoor
- Detailed information about the memorial and list of names inscribed.

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SPENNYMOOR TOWN CENTRE
- ".... 1914-1919/ TO THOSE MEN OF SPENNYMOOR/ URBAN DISTRICT WHO FELL/ WHILE DEFENDING/ OUR LIBERTY/ LET THEIR NAMES BE CHERISHED/ WITH GRATITUDE AND PRIDE AND THE/ REMEMBRANCE OF THEIR STEADFAST/ ENDURANCE ...

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Spennymoor WW1 Names
- These are the names of those who lost their lives in the First World War who are commemorated on the Spennymoor War Memorial, plus additional names based on photos published ...

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