Description: War Memorial in Public Gardens North of Church of St Thomas
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304387
OS Grid Reference: NZ2488464954
OS Grid Coordinates: 424884, 564954
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9786, -1.6127
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
1833/16/85 BARRAS BRIDGE
17-DEC-71 WAR MEMORIAL IN PUBLIC GARDENS NORTH O
F CHURCH OF ST THOMAS
War memorial. 1923. Signed SIR W. GOSCOMBE JOHN R.A. on plinth. Pale pink granite with bronze figures. Steps and rusticated plinth to long screen with raised centre containing long group of life-size figures of soldiers marching, with women and children bidding farewell; angel with trumpet above heads of leading men: founders' name at side A.13.Burton, Thames Ditton. Rear has carvings of soldiers in C17 and C19 dress and dates 1674 and 1919; inscription commemorating raising battalions of the Northumberland Fusiliers by the Newcastle and Gateshead Chambers of Commerce.
Listing NGR: NZ2488464954
Source: English Heritage
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