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Earl Grey Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Earl Grey Monument

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304589

OS Grid Reference: NZ2486164425
OS Grid Coordinates: 424861, 564425
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9738, -1.6131

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument (E-bound) NE1 6JG

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 6JG

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Listing Text

(north end)
14.6.54 Earl Grey Monument
G.V. I
Column monument with statue. 1838 by Benjamin Green; statue by Baily. Erected
by public subscription to commemorate the efforts of Charles Earl Grey K.G.
towards parliamentary reform. Sandstone ashlar; marble statue. About 135 ft.
high. Tall panelled pedestal, with inscription on south and door in west,
supports.Roman Doric column with top balcony. Heroic size statue of Grey in
robes stands on tall corniced square pedestal. Inscription on north commemorates
the centenary of the passing of the 1832 Reform Bill.

Listing NGR: NZ2486164425

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Source: English Heritage

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