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Monument 13.8 Metres South of Church of St Michael, Hetton

Description: Monument 13.8 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303165

OS Grid Reference: NZ3614446227
OS Grid Coordinates: 436144, 546227
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8096, -1.4392

Location: Pemberton Bank, Hetton, Sunderland DH5 0JU

Locality: Hetton
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: DH5 0JU

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Listing Text

Easington Lane.

8/9 Monument 13.8 metres
south of Church of
St. Michael.


Memorial : to 28 men and boys who died in Elemore Colliery disaster in
1886. By Emley of Newcastle. Grey granite pedestal on square base has
recessed columns of pink granite at corners and supports tall octagonal
spirelet, with 4 fleur-de-lis-coped gablets, broadening out to pyramid
bearing cross finial. Panels bearing names of dead on east and west;
inscription on north 'Dangers stand thick through all the ground to
push us to the tomb. Dr. Watts'.

Listing NGR: NZ3614446227

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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