2022

NZ2742 : Durham Town Hall and DLI memorial

taken 2 years ago, near to Durham, County Durham, England

Durham Town Hall and DLI memorial
Durham Town Hall and DLI memorial
The Grade II* listed LinkExternal link Town Hall and Guildhall date from 1665 but have had later alterations. The town hall and front range are by P.C. Hardwick, 1851.

In front of the town hall is a memorial to the Durham Light Infantry (1758-1968) NZ2742 : Durham Light Infantry Memorial, Market Place. The Memorial was unveiled on the 14th of September 2014. The bronze statue, by Alan Herriot, is based on a photograph of DLI Colour Sgt Brandon Mulvey, from Chester-le-Street. The unveiling ceremony was led by the Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, and attended by DLI veterans and invited guests included the Ambassador of The Republic of Korea (DLI served in the Korean War, and the statue signifies the moment of a ceasefire in 1953). Inscription: NZ2742 : Durham Light Infantry (1758-1968).

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NZ2742, 1517 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Gerald England   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 October, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 November, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2739 4256 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.6327N 1:34.5427W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2739 4256
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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