NZ1164 : Wylam War Memorial

taken 9 years ago, near to Wylam, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Wylam War Memorial
Wylam War Memorial
The Gothic-style cross commemorates those from the village who died in both World Wars. It was erected by the people of Wylam in 1923, 'in grateful memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Sir James Knott offered to provide the memorial, but this was turned down by the villagers, who wanted to provide it themselves. The Memorial Green was originally enclosed by railings which were removed during 1939-45. Full details are given here LinkExternal link
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NZ1164, 207 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1184 6462 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.5632N 1:48.9934W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1185 6461
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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