Description: Memorial to Ralph Gardiner
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303296
OS Grid Reference: NZ3466168234
OS Grid Coordinates: 434661, 568234
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0075, -1.4596
TYNEMOUTH CHIRTON GREEN
NZ 36 NW
Memorial to Ralph Gardiner
Obelisk. Dated 1882. Sandstone ashlar and coursed squared rubble. Coursed thin
rubble base under single slab supporting square ashlar plinth of obelisk.
Inscriptions on plinth: north side: RALPH GARDINER/CHIRTON COTTAGE/AUTHOR OF
"ENGLAND'S GRIEVANCE DISCOVERED"/1655/ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION 1882. Inscription
on west "A FAITHFUL SON OF FATHER TYNE" D. B. LIETCH. On south: "I APPEAL TO GOD
AND THE WORLD" GARDINER: on east: "WHO SUFFERED COUNTLESS ILLS WHO BATTLED FOR
THE TRUE AND JUST" TENNYSON.
Listing NGR: NZ3466168234
Source: English Heritage
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