New Houghton Cross

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Reference WMO/282992


Rotherham Road

New Houghton

NG19 8TF


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Latin cross
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
About the memorial: Sandstone monument comprising a Celtic cross on a square plinth, plain battered pedestal and square base; 6 o'clock face of cross decorated with interlaced strapwork in relief; inscription incised on pedestal in upright capital block lettering; maker's name on top surface of base. It was relocated when Christ Church closed and now to be found on the main road almost opposite the Station Inn. The 1990 photo shows in in its original location. The Derbyshire War Memorials website has photographs in the new location, which are copyright. In 2016 the name of Corporal Kenneth Evans (Falklands Conflict) was added
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6 o'clock face of pedestal: 1914-1919./ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE./ (Names) 9 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names)

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