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Shirland – Memorial Gates, St. Leonard’s Churchyard & War Memorial

Before we leave, a reminder that death was never far away in the mining towns of North East Derbyshire:

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Spittal War Memorial

For those of you who spotted the plaque in the previous picture, this is what it’s all about. 

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Spittal – St. John the Evangelist Church

A big thank you to the very nice Vicar, Ann Peters (I presume it was you), who kindly showed me where the names were inscribed and allowed me to take these photos.

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Clay Cross War Memorial

Just before we leave, this is not the only memorial along this stretch of road, as you can see to the right of the picture above, and in the photos below.

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Brimington Cemetery

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Tweedmouth – Church of St. Bartholomew & St. Boisil

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Bamburgh War Memorial

The magnificent Bamburgh Castle, viewed from the churchyard of St. Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh.  The war memorial nestles in a niche carved out beneath the castle walls.

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