Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown


Garden Knott Bros. 1914-18





Map ref


Original Location

By roadside, near road junction.

Which war


Memorial Description

Memorial garden, triangular, of some size, containing the Memorial cross. It features a covered seat, flower beds and trees, and a walkway.
On the gatepost is a bronze plaque bearing the inscription. At the top the regimental badges of the West Yorks Regt. and the Northumberland Fusiliers raised in half relief. Lettering is in raised Roman capitals.

Materials used

Garden. Bronze plate.


This park
was laid out
equipped and presented to
the Heddon-on-the-Wall
Parish Council by
Sir James and Lady Knott
of Close House Wylam
in memory of their two sons
James Leadbitter Knott
10th West Yorkshire Regiment
and Captain
Henry Basil Knott
9th Northumberland Fusiliers
who were killed in action
in the Great War.


See above

How money was raised

Sir James and Lady Knott.

Present condition

Beautifully kept.

Ownership and maintenance

Heddon-on-the-Wall Parish Council.


1. The site was on the filled-in former Heddon Pond.

2. James Leadbitter Knott –see Every Name a Story

Henry Basil Knott see Every Name a Story

Thomas Garbutt Knott see Every Name a Story

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Tony Harding; J. Brown; old postcard: Tony Harding

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Research acknowledgements

P. Thirkell; George and Janet Brown; Tony Harding

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Parish Notes

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