Tyne and Wear HER(11193): Bensham, Park Terrace, Presbyterian Church, war memorial - Details
Bensham, Park Terrace, Presbyterian Church, war memorial
The church was demolished in the 1960s to make way for St. Cuthbert's Village. The plaque is stored in a Gateshead Council depot . A marble and granite plaque 1m wide, in classical style. It has an urn at the top with swags down the sides. Inscription: "TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF (NAMES) WHO FELL IN THE GREAT AND VICTORIOUS STRUGGLE FOR RELIGION, HOMELAND AND LIBERTY 1914-1919 1939-1945".
North East War Memorials Project Ref. B134.09 (www.newmp.org.uk); The Journal 15 January 2007, 16 January 2007 and 18 January 2007; Gateshead Council News February 2007; Northern Echo 11 January 2007