Description: Armstrong Memorial
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
NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BARRAS BRIDGE
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
Source: English Heritage
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