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Armstrong Memorial, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Armstrong Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304385

OS Grid Reference: NZ2487965068
OS Grid Coordinates: 424879, 565068
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9796, -1.6128

Location: Great North Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 7RH

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 7RH

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Listing Text

(north side)

14/284 Armstrong Memorial


Statue and screen walls and piers. 1905-6, signed by Hamo Thornycroft. Sand-
stone steps, walls, piers and pedestal; bronze statue and low reliefs. 2 curved
steps up to tall square pedestal and standing life-size figure of Lord Armstrong.
Square piers with plinths and bracketed pilasters and cornices terminate screen
walls which have low-relief panels: at left showing guns being lowered onto a
ship, at right the Newcastle Swing Bridge.

Listing NGR: NZ2487965068

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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