List number: 1277222
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: D36871
Grid ref: NY8849137956

War Memorial, St John's Chapel


The War memorial in the village of St John's Chapel in Weardale, County Durham, has a 2 metre high pedestal supporting a life-size figure of soldier, hands resting on rifle and head bowed. The memorial was Originally unveiled in 1922 in dedicatin to the local dead of the First World War.  in 1947 further inscriptions were made dedicated to the dead of World War 2.

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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St John's Chapel: War Memorial (County Durham)

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Village Hall & War Memorial, St John's Chapel

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WAR MEMORIAL - St John's Chapel - List Entry
- "War Memorial. Circa 1919 by Beattie and Co., Carlisle. White marble. 2 metre- high square pedestal supports life-size figure of soldier, hands resting on rifle and head bowed. Inscriptions include ...

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War Memorial Statue, in front of the Town Hall, St John's Chapel (St. John's Chapel)
- "Marble statue of a soldier in the D.L.I. field service uniform with bowed head, leaning on a rifle. He stands on a square column with two deep pedestals ...

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