Tyne and Wear HER(11192): Bensham, Rawling Road, Church of St. Chad, Wayside Calvary - Details
Bensham, Rawling Road, Church of St. Chad, Wayside Calvary
Stands outside the east end of the church. A wayside calvary stone with a bronze crucified figure and lead lettering. There are three steps at the sides of the monument and one at the front. The wooden cross is now missing having been damaged by vandals. Insciption: "ERECTED BY THE CONGREGATION AND PARISHONERS OF ST. CHADS IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. GRANT O GOD PEACE TO THE LIVING REST TO THE DEAD".
North East War Memorials Project Ref. B134.07 (www.newmp.org.uk); Shields Daily News 5 May 1922; Durham Record Office EP/G9 Sch 4/12