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North East War Memorials Project
- The Website includes a database which you can search for names or places.

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Unveiling Newcastle's War Memorial (1923)

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Ist world war

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Seaham sculpture

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Town Hall, Ferryhill

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062369: War Memorial, Backworth, 1980s

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Stanhope War Memorial

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Tow Law Memorial

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War Memorial

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Cycle Tour of North Pennines - Bellingham War Memorial

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The War Memorial, Guisborough, North Yorkshire.

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Memorial, Berwick-upon-Tweed

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Educational Resources on War Memorial Research

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058770:Burt War Memorial North Shields unknown 1992

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034074:War Memorial Low Fell unknown c.1910

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066119:Haymarket Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1975

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056228:War Memorial Saltwell Park unknown 1976

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First World War
- The 4th August 2014 marked the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. What did your ancestors do during World War 1? How were the communities of ...
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World War 2
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Second Boer War (1899-1902)
- The Second Boer War was fought from 11the October 1899 until 31 May 1902 by the Britain against the Transvaal Republic and the Orange Free State. Involving troops from all over ...
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Gateshead War Memorial, Opening Ceremony, 14th May 1922
- "The scene at the junction of Prince Consort Road and Durham Road. The spire of St. Mark's Methodist Church is seen to the left of the Union Jack. Card ...

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Kirk Merrington War Memorial
- Photo by Peter Robinson (2009) and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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War Memorial, Burnopfield
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Langley Park War Memorial
- "A monument mainly in polished granite (?) standing at the main road junction in this old coal mining village of NW. Durham." Photo by Trevor Littlewood, 2010, and licensed for reuse ...

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Hartlepool War Memorial

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War Memorial Newton Aycliffe
- "Outside St Clare's Church in this County Durham Town". Photo by peter robinson, 2009, and licensed for reuse under aCreative Commons Licence.

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War memorial at Netherwitton
- "Beside the Ewesley Burn." Photo by Russel Wills, 2013, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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The War Memorial at Rookhope
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War Memorial, Shiney Row
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BEF Memorial

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Spennymoor War Memorial
- Photo by Alexander P Kapp, 2011, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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Coxhoe War Memorial
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Wallsend War Memorial
- "Hidden by scrubby parkland, but with a wonderful view across the Tyne Valley, this memorial deserves to be better looked after. Surely a few shrubs and flowers would help...or ...

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The War Memorial at Holy Trinity, Widdrington
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Alnwick

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War memorial, Cleadon
- "A war memorial in the village of Cleadon, in South Tyneside." Photo by Malc McDonald, 2015, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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First World War Memorial and poppy wreaths - in front of Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear (Mowbray Park)

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The Response (War Memorial)
- Overview Further Information Map Street View The "The Response" is a war memorial in the gardens by Newcastle Civic Centre, off Barras Bridge. The sculpture was designed by Sir W. ...
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Eston War Memorial
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St Ann's Church War Memorial

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St Brandon Church, Brancepeth, War Memorial
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The South African (1899-1902) War Memorial
- "At the Parish Church of St Cuthbert." Darlington. Photo by Ian S, 2012, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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Brancepeth War Memorial
- Brancepeth War Memorial is located in the churchyard of the St Brandon's Church in Brancepeth. The memorial is Grade 2 Listed. "Brancepeth War Memorial was unveiled on 2 June 1921 ...
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War Memorial, Wallsend
- The War Memorial for the Borough of Wallsend is located off Archer Street.  It is a tall granite obelisk topped with a bronze angel of victory. The panel on the ...
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War Memorial, Gainford
- The memorial, dedicated to the people of Gainford, County Durham, who gave their lives in the First World War is located in the church yard of  St Mary's Parish Church. ...
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War Memorial, Gainford
- "We shall remember them." Photo by Maigheach-gheal, 2011, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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Butterknowle War Memorial
- This War Memorial stands on the north side of Pinfold Lane in Butterknowle, County Durham. The monument is dedicated to the 23 members of the local community, who lost their ...
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War Memorial, St John's Chapel
- Overview Map Street View 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, ...
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War Memorial, Embleton
- The War Memorial in Embleton Cemetry was unveiled on 24th July 1921 by Viscount Grey of Falloden, in commemoration of 52 local servicemen who died during the First World War. ...
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Whitley Bay War Memorial
- Overview Map Street View The Cenotaph in Whitley Bay is located on the Links, close to Spanish City. The memorial was officially unveiled on the 15th July 1922 by Duke ...
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War Memorial, Earsdon
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Earsdon is located on Front Street near the east entrance to the village beside the Red Lion Public House. It is dedicated ...
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War Memorial, Burnopfield
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial is located at the junction of Front Street and New Road in Burnopfield. The memorial was made by W Ayton and Sons of ...
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War Memorial, Byers Green
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Escomb War Memorial
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War Memorial, Lucker
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Lucker is located in the centre of village at the junction opposite Church of St. Hilda. The stone cross is 7 ft ...
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War Memorial, Throckley
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Dudley War Memorial (North Tyneside)
- Overview Map Inscribed: "THIS MONUMENT AND HOSPITAL / ARE ERECTED IN HONOURED MEMORY / OF OUR MEN WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 -1918/(58 NAMES) AND 1939-1945 (20 ...
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Humshaugh War Memorial
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Thornley War Memorial
- Overview Map Memorial to residents of Thornley and employees of Thornley Colliery lost in the First World War and Second World War. Unveiled in 1959, replacing an earlier monument destroyed ...
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War Memorial, Acomb
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War Memorial, Cambois
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial in Cambios stands next to the Church of St Andrew, set in a brick walled enclosure. The pillar commemorates the First World War ...
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War Memorial, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
- Street View Map First World War memorial inscribed "To the Glorious Memory /of the 575 Officers and men / from Newbiggin Colliery / who served in the / Great War ...
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Memorial Archway, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
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War Memorial, Wooler
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial in Wooler is located on Tower Hill. The memorial, built in c.1920, is a stone cross with a Celtic wheel-head design.[1] It was ...
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War Memorial, Matfen
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Loud Hill Memorial, Annfield Plain
- Overview Map This memorial in Annfield Plain is inscribed "It was here that Pilot Officer Joyce met his death on the night of March 13 1918." The memorial was renovated ...
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War Memorial, Annfield Plain
- The war memorial is located in Annifield Plain Park. It is inscribed with the names of the 263 men of Annifield Plain lost in the First World War and the ...
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War Memorial, Rookhope
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War memorial, Easington Colliery
- Overview Map Street View The memorial stands at the centre of the cemetery in Easington Colliery. The memorial was unveiled on 30 January 1926 by Colonel Pickersgill, to commemorate the ...
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Chopwell War Memorial
- The war memorial in Chopwell commemorates the 205 local people who lost their lives in the First World War. It was reported that about 7,000 people attended the ceremony unveiling ...
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War Memorial, Harraton / Fatfield
- Overview Map Street View The memorial commemorates 103 local servicemen who died in the First World War and later the names of 12 people who died in the Second World ...
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War Memorial, Tynemouth
- Overview Map Street View The First World War Memorial in Tynemouth is located in the centre of the park by Front Street, between the Statue of Queen Victoria and the ...
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War Memorial, Birtley
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War Memorial, High Spen
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War Memorial, Blaydon
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial is located outside the cemetry on Shibdon Road in Blaydon. The memorial was unveiled on the 7th of April 1923, dedicated to local ...
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War Memorial, Longhirst
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Longhirst was unveiled on the 31st of July 1921, dedicated to the local men lost in the First World War. The memorial ...
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War Memorial, Hebburn
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War Memorial, Allendale
- Overview Map The gothic style Lych gate at St. Cuthbert’s Church was built as a memorial dedicated to the people of Allendale who lost their lives in the First World War. ...
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War Memorial, Old Eldon Square
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Old Eldon Square in Newcastle was unveiled on the 26th of September 1923 by Field Marshal Earl Haig and dedicated by the ...
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Flodden Memorial, Branxton
- Overview Map Street View The memorial to the thousnds of Scots and English killed in the Battle of Flodden Field (1513) is located on the site of the battlefield, less than ...
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War Memorial, Kirknewton
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Kirknewton, Northumberland was dedicated to the 31 men of Kirknewton Parish who lost their lives in the First World War. It was ...
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War Memorial, Hartlepool
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War Memorial, Headland, Hartlepool
- Overview About the Memorial Map Street View This war memorial is located in Redheugh Gardens, off Cliff Terrace in Headland, Hartlepool. The bronze statue of a winged figure "Triumphant Youth" ...
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War Memorial, Denwick
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Denwick was unveiled on the 14th of November 1920 by the Duke of Northumberland. It was dedicated by Canon Mangin, Vicar of ...
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War Memorial, Choppington
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War Memorial, Guide Post
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War Memorial, Lowick
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War Memorial, Dunston Hill
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Dunston is located at the junction of Ellison Road and King George Avenue. In honour of the local men lost in the ...
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War Memorial, Whitburn
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War Memorial, Cleadon
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War Memorial, Simonburn
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War Memorial, Seaham
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War Memorial, Seaham Town Park
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War Memorial, Cockfield
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial in Cockfield, County Durham, was unveiled on the 7th October 1922, by Mr WH Hustler, chairman of the North Bitchburn Coal Company (then ...
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War Memorial, Knarsdale
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War Memorial for Radcliffe at Amble
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial was dedicated to the men of Radcliffe in Northumberland who lost their lives in the First World War. It was later also dedicated ...
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War Memorial, Amble
- Overview Map Street View The Clock Tower War Memorial in Amble was designed by Will Burton and unveiled on th 9th May 1925, in dedication to the men of amble ...
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War Memorial, Scremerston
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War Memorial, Haswell
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War Memorial, Ludworth
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War Memorial, Backworth
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War Memorial, Pelton Fell
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War Memorial, Riding Mill
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial stands at the southern end of the cemetery in Riding Hill, Northumberland. The memorial, unveiled on the 21st May 1921, commemorates the 14 ...
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War Memorial, Wall
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War Memorial, Tow Law
- Overview Map Street View "Erected by the inhabitants of Tow Law, Thornley, Sunniside, Hedley Hope, East Hedley Hope and Satley to the sacred memory of those gallant men who, at ...
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War Memorial, Stanley Crook
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War Memorial, Billy Row
- Overview Map Street View The War memorial on village green at Billy Row, County Durham, is a life-size statue of a soldier, with his head bowed and hands resting on ...
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War Memorial, Middridge
- Overview Map Street View "In grateful memory of the / men from this district who fell / in the Great War 1914-1918" “Their bodies are buried in peace / but ...
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War Memorial, Cowshill
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial at Cowshill in Upper Weardale was unveiled on the 27th of May 1922, by Lt-Col KJW Leather, of the 20th Battalion Durham Light ...
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War Memorial, Morpeth
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War Memorial, Spennymoor
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War Memorial, Holy Island
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Northumberland Fusiliers Memorial Arch, Hexham
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War Memorial, Houghton-le-Spring
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War Memorial, Shiney Row
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War Memorial, Easington Lane
- Overview Map Street View The clock tower war memorial in Easington Lane was unveiled by Lord Joicey on the 27th August 1921, in honour of the men of Easington Lane ...
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Cenotaph, Jarrow
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War Memorial, Monkton
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War Memorial, Seaton Delaval
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War Memorial, South Charlton
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War Memorial, Birtley, Northumberland
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War Memorial, Ryhope
- Overview Map Street View War memorial, located at the west end of the village green in Ryton. The memorial was unveiled in October 1924, by Colonel T.G. Taylor of Kelso, ...
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War Memorial, Craghead
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial in Craghead is located off Edward Street. The statue of an angel was unveiled on the 11th November 1922 by R.W. Cooper, Managing ...
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War Memorial, Sherburn Hill
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War Memorial, Haltwhistle
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial in Haltwhistle is located off Westgate, in a garden to the south of the new Haltwhistle Memorial Hospital. The 6 m tall stone ...
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War Memorial, Shildon
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War Memorial, Saltburn
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial in Saltburn By The Sea is located by the junction of Albion Terrace and Glenside, beside Valley Gardens park. The memorial, by Sir ...

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