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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Bothal War Memorial

Summary

     A celtic cross with kast work and a key pattern on its shafts and kast work on the cross shaft.
     In/outside church grounds.? A vicar who had lost his son in the War planted the weeping ash which overhangs the memorial (3).
    

Inscriptions

Inscribed on front face: SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF THESE, WHO IN THE GREAT WAR, / GAVE THEIR LIVES, FOR US AT HOME / [Names below] / 1914-1919; on north face: TO THE MEMORY OF / THESE, WHO GAVE, THEIR LIVES IN / THE WORLD WAR / [Names below] / 1939-1945

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Not known, None Designer

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Cairn base Stones 200 cm square
Plinth and cross Sand stone 500 cm high

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
NOWA05 NE
General condition Fair
Surface condition
  • Biological growth
  • Surface spalling, crumbling
Structural condition
Vandalism
Road None
Precise location Outside St. Andrew's Church
A-Z ref None
OS ref NZ240866
Date of design None
Year of unveiling c.1922
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care Wansbeck District Council
Listing status Don't know
At risk? No known risk

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