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Lychgate 1914-18 St.Andrew Churchyard
St. Andrew’s Church, Park Avenue.
Dedication, Creation or Publication date
Dedicated 7th November 1920 by Dr. Hensley Henson, Bishop of Durham
Lychgate, standard wooden structure with steeply pitched, stone-tiled roof. The dedication runs round the inside of the arched entrance, with the dates “1914” and “1918” inside cartouches at each side. On one side only is the additional information of the donation. Lettering is in gilded Roman capitals.
“Stout British Oak” on stone base.
On one side only This lych-gate was given in 1920 by James Thompson who died in 1924
On both sides
In memory of those who fell.
How money was raised
Sculptor or artist
Ownership and maintenance
Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material :
Modern photos (Simon Raine; Alan Vickers
Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 13/11/1920.
Sunderland Echo 8/11/1920 p.3
Illustrated Chronicle 8/11/1920 reports unveiling.
Research acknowledgements :
Fitzhugh Collection, Barnard Castle; Dorothy Hall; Anne McNair, Advisory Board for Redundant Churches; Dorothy Hall.
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Lychgate 1914-18 St.Andrew Churchyard (R50.01)
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