South Moor


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Reference WMO253771

Address:

Churchyard of St George

South Moor Road

South Moor

Stanley / Quaking Houses

DH9 7EG

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Calvary
Materials:
  • Metal Copper
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Unknown
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Elaborate calvary cross
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHOSE NAMES/ ARE HERE RECORDED WHO/ CHEERFULLY GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR FREEDOM AND/ THE ENGLAND THEY LOVED/ SO WELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ THEIR RELATIVES/ HAVE ERECTED THIS TABLET/ AND ADJOINING CROSS./ “ABOVE THE GRAVES OF HEROES/ THE WOODEN CROSSES GROW,/ WHO SHALL NO MORE SEE DURHAM,/ NOR ANY PLACE THEY KNOW,/ WHERE FELL TOPS FACE THE MORNING/ AND GREAT WINDS BLOW;/ WHO LOVING AS NONE OTHER/ THE LAND THAT IS THEIR MOTHER,/ UNFALTERING RENOUNCED HER/ BECAUSE THEY LOVED HER SO.”/ W.N. HODGSON.

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Grade II (England)

1440397

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