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War Memorial


The War Memorial in Stanley Crook is located on North Road, near the junction with Billy Hill. It is a Creetown Granite statue depicting "Sorrow", holding a laurel wreath. The memorial was unveiled on the 24th of May 1924 by Sir A.F. Pease. It commemorates 44 local servicemen and 1 civilian who lost their lives in the First World War.[1] In 1949, the memorial was also inscribed with the names of 18 local men who were killed in the Second World War. The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Stanley Crook Grade II Listed War Memorials
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War Memorial, Stanley Crook

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Stanley Crook -WW1 and WW2
- Stanley Crook -WW1 and WW2 - Photo © Dave Webster (WMR-71421) c/o War Memorials Register; available for reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

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Stanley Crook WW1 WW2 statue closeup
- Stanley Crook -WW1 and WW2 - Photo © Dave Webster (WMR-71421) c/o War Memorials Register; available for reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

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WAR MEMORIAL WEST OF JUNCTION WITH BILLY HILL - Stanley Crook - List Entry
- "War memorial, walls and railings. Granite pedestal and statue; ashlar curb and piers; wrought iron railings. Seated life-size figure of woman in classical drapery in dejected posture, right hand holding ...

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List number: 1279295
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Grid ref: NZ1644037766

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