Tanfield Lea Memorial Institute

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Reference WMO/282613


Community Centre

Leith Gardens

Tanfield Lea



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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Composite
  • Brick Brick
  • Glass Glass
  • Metal Brass
  • Stone Stone (any)
About the memorial: Two storey red brick memorial institute. Dedicatory brass plaque placed inside. Inscription in black and red enamelled lettering Greek key design border with red roundels in each corner. Badge of Durham County at the top centre and Union flags at the top left and right hand sides. In 2020 the plaque was moved from the doorway to inside the Community Centre where it is flanked by the Methodist Plaques-WMO/282612
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Outside [formerly]: TANFIELD LEA MEMORIAL INSTITUTE; Outside [now]- Tanfield and District Community Centre; Plaque: ROLL OF HONOUR/ TO THOSE WHO RESPONDED TO THE CALL OF DUTY FROM/ TANFIELD LEA/ TO SERVE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ IN MEMORIAM/ (20 names in 4 columns)/ SERVED/ (150 names in 4 columns)

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