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Description: War Memorial in Fifth Bay of Swan Hunter Memorial Hall; Railings and Gate in Front
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303399
OS Grid Reference: NZ2991766320
OS Grid Coordinates: 429917, 566320
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9906, -1.5340
WALLSEND FRANK STREET (north side)
NZ 26 NE
War Memorial in 5th bay of
6/151 Swan Hunter Memorial Hall;
railings and gate in front.
War memorial. Dated 1925 on statues; statues and low reliefs signed R. Hedley
of Newcastle. Bronze statues and relief panels on ashlar. Statues of marine and
soldier, on column pedestals, flank round-arched panel with plaques showing names
of members of staff and workmen of Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. who
died in the Great War 1914-1918. Central low relief of man in shed operating
plate-punching machine. Bands of Greek key above. In head of arch round-headed
panel contains high relief of naval ship off mouth of Tyne. Iron gate
of geometric pattern and spear-headed railings enclose area in front.
Listing NGR: NZ2991766320
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Source: English Heritage
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