Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: C. Sanders

Memorial

Chairs 1939-45 Barnard Castle School

Reference

B135.05

Place

BARNARD CASTLE

Map ref

0516

Original Location

Barnard Castle School, Newgate DL12 8UN.

Which war

1939-45

Memorial Description

18 dining room chairs with red leather fittings and 4 tables. The dining tables are each 2 feet 6 inches high x 7 feet 4 inches long x 2 feet 6 inches deep. There are all part of the dining room fittings, of which there are a number of other tables and chairs.

A plaque of silver in the Dining Hall is mounted to the left of the Main Entrance for 1939-45, with the lettering in Roman capitals throughout.

Materials used

Oak, leather

Inscription

1939-1945
The seating in
the Chapel was
completed as
a part of the
War Memorial
through gifts
from Old Boys
and Other Friends

Silver plaque
1939-1945
as part of the War Memorial
this hall was refurbished
by gifts from Old Boys and Others

Names

None

How money was raised

Fundraising bequest from old boys etc. to furnish the dining room, seating about 300.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo of chairs and tables: C. Sanders; photo of plaque: John and Mavis Dixon; Jim Sewell; Dorothy Hall

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; C. Sanders, John and Mavis Dixon; Jim Sewell; Dorothy Hall

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