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Description: Wingate Grange Colliery Disaster Memorial
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 109452
OS Grid Reference: NZ3997737098
OS Grid Coordinates: 439977, 537098
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7273, -1.3808
NZ 43 NE WINGATE FRONT STREET
Wingate Grange Colliery
Colliery disaster memorial. Sandstone. 1906-7, designed by Douglas Crawford
and sculptured by Borrowdale Brothers of Sunderland. About 5 metres high in
2 stages. Pedestal on moulded plinth has square corners framing convex panels.
Worn, partly-illegible front panel inscribed: THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY
PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION TO THE MEMORY OF THE TWENTY SIX MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE EXPLOSION AT WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY; OCTOBER 14TH 1906. Remaining 3
panels in moulded surrounds name those killed. Pedestal has elaborate cornice
and supports obelisk with enriched brackets at base.
Listing NGR: NZ3997737098
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Source: English Heritage
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