War Memorial Cenotaph/Statue, Entrance to St. John's Churchyard, Main Street, Shildon (Shildon)
Rectangular plinth has hollow-chamfered corners with broaches and a stepped top. Front of pedestal has a bronze laurel wreath above the dedication: "See ye to it / that these / have not died in vain". "In / grateful remembrance / of / Shildon's glorious dead / 1914-1918". Bronze plaques on the sides have the names of First World War dead in three columns whilst a plaque on the rear face is dedicated to those who fell in WW2. (1-5)
Grade II listed building protected by law.
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
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