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Wingate Grange Colliery Disaster Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Wingate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7273 / 54°43'38"N

Longitude: -1.3808 / 1°22'50"W

OS Eastings: 439977

OS Northings: 537098

OS Grid: NZ399370

Mapcode National: GBR LFSS.V5

Mapcode Global: WHD64.RFPV

Entry Name: Wingate Grange Colliery Disaster Memorial

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109452

Location: Wingate, County Durham, TS28

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wingate

Built-Up Area: Wingate

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Wingate with Hutton Henry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 43 NE WINGATE FRONT STREET
(West side)
4/39
Wingate Grange Colliery
disaster memorial

II

Colliery disaster memorial. Sandstone. 1906-7, designed by Douglas Crawford
and sculptured by Borrowdale Brothers of Sunderland. About 5 metres high in
2 stages. Pedestal on moulded plinth has square corners framing convex panels.
Worn, partly-illegible front panel inscribed: THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY
PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION TO THE MEMORY OF THE TWENTY SIX MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE EXPLOSION AT WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY; OCTOBER 14TH 1906. Remaining 3
panels in moulded surrounds name those killed. Pedestal has elaborate cornice
and supports obelisk with enriched brackets at base.


Listing NGR: NZ3997737098

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