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Bust of John English at West Corner of Church Chare, Whickham

Description: Bust of John English at West Corner of Church Chare

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303894

OS Grid Reference: NZ2084061291
OS Grid Coordinates: 420840, 561291
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9458, -1.6762

Location: 11 Church Chare, Whickham NE16 4JQ

Locality: Whickham
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE16 4JQ

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Listing Text


16/126 Bust of John English at
west corner of Church Chare.


Memorial 1860 by John Norven of Swalwell to commemorate John English, mason.
Sandstone. Rusticated square plinth to pedestal and bust of John English.
Historical note: English was renowned for his strength.
Resited beside the house he built by Tyne and Wear CC from its original position
on Fellside, beside the house be built. Source: W Bourn, Annals of the Parish
of Whickham, Consett, 1982, pp 134-5.

Listing NGR: NZ2084061291

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Source: English Heritage

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