Washington County Durham


Memories of Fatfield / Harraton

The War Memorial

Fatfield / Harraton War Memorial


1922:  The original Memorial was unveiled on the summit of Worm Hill.
1928:  A severe gale toppled the Memorial and it was decided to reduce its height by removing the Celtic Cross and bringing the remaining column to a point.
1997:  The now truncated Memorial was moved from Worm Hill and resited adjacent to Bonemill Lane.
2012:  The Memorial was refurbished and a new Celtic Cross was fitted.  It was made by Banker Mason, Paul Bennett of Classic Masonry, North Shields.