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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
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
TYNEMOUTH CHIRTON GREEN
NZ 36 NW
Memorial to Ralph Gardiner
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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