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Memorial to Ralph Gardiner

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirton, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0075 / 55°0'26"N

Longitude: -1.4596 / 1°27'34"W

OS Eastings: 434661

OS Northings: 568234

OS Grid: NZ346682

Mapcode National: GBR LB7J.SR

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.KD5K

Entry Name: Memorial to Ralph Gardiner

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303296

Location: North Tyneside, NE29

County: North Tyneside

Metropolitan District Ward: Chirton

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth, Percy St John

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH CHIRTON GREEN
NZ 36 NW
North Shields
7/50
Memorial to Ralph Gardiner
G.V. II
Obelisk. Dated 1882. Sandstone ashlar and coursed squared rubble. Coursed thin
rubble base under single slab supporting square ashlar plinth of obelisk.
Inscriptions on plinth: north side: RALPH GARDINER/CHIRTON COTTAGE/AUTHOR OF
"ENGLAND'S GRIEVANCE DISCOVERED"/1655/ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION 1882. Inscription
on west "A FAITHFUL SON OF FATHER TYNE" D. B. LIETCH. On south: "I APPEAL TO GOD
AND THE WORLD" GARDINER: on east: "WHO SUFFERED COUNTLESS ILLS WHO BATTLED FOR
THE TRUE AND JUST" TENNYSON.


Listing NGR: NZ3466168234

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