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Description: Monument 5 Metres to North of Church of Our Blessed Lady Immaculate
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303245
OS Grid Reference: NZ3083156664
OS Grid Coordinates: 430831, 556664
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9038, -1.5207
NZ 35NW WASHINGTON VILLAGE LANE (South Side)
Monument 5 metres to north of
Church of Our Blessed Lady
Monument to miners killed in an explosion on 2nd March, 1885. Erected by
miners of Usworth colliery. By Emley of Newcastle. White marble plinth, on
2-stepped sandstone base, has free-standing columns with stiff-leaf capitals
at the corners supporting a high pyramid. This has gablets at its base and
ears a cross finial. Low chamfered stone curb surround has original low
iron rail on posts with urn finials.
Listing NGR: NZ3083156664
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Source: English Heritage
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