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Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial

Photo credit: Susan Dawson / Art UK

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The memorial comprises a slender tapering cross. The lozenge-sectioned shaft and short cross arms are linked to the base by stop chamfers and cyma (S-shaped) moulding. The shaft rises from a three-stage base standing on a low, circular step.

Medium

stone

Measurements

H 500 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

TD15_SD_S003

Work type

War memorial

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

4th June 1922

Listing date

15/05/86

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

The island is only open to access from the mainland at the safe crossing times.

Inscription description

incised on east face, with names: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / 1914–18; on the west face, with names: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / 1939–1945


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Located at

, Holy Island

TD15 2RU

Located on the Heugh, to the south of the Lindisfarne Priory ruins and overlooking the harbour.