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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
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
NZ 43 NE WINGATE FRONT STREET
Wingate Grange Colliery
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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