Memorial Details

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Photo: Simon Raine


Crucifix 1914-18 St. Peter's Churchyard





Map ref

NZ 438181

Original Location

St. Peterís Church, Yarm Road. In churchyard.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 27th November 1920 by N. Hibbins, an ex-serviceman. Dedicated by Rev. F.H. Kirkham

Memorial Description

Crucifix on 8 feet high octagonal column set on a pedestal resting on three steps. The dedication is carried on the front of the pedestal, the wording in raised elaborate capitals in sunken panels.

It stands in a grassy area close to the west wall of the church, almost hidden by trees.

Materials used



To the
glory of God
and in ever living
gratitude to heroes
of this parish
who gave their lives
in the Great War



Present condition

The Christ figure has lost a leg and a foot through vandalism. The lettering is weathering.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: Simon Raine

Stockton and Teesside Herald 04/12/1920

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; Tony Harding

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