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Patrick Stirling Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexthorpe & Balby North, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.514 / 53°30'50"N

Longitude: -1.1515 / 1°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 456362

OS Northings: 402255

OS Grid: SE563022

Mapcode National: GBR NWDT.H2

Mapcode Global: WHDD2.8YX0

Entry Name: Patrick Stirling Monument

Listing Date: 5 September 1988

Last Amended: 5 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335097

Location: Doncaster, DN4

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Hexthorpe & Balby North

Built-Up Area: Doncaster

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Doncaster St Jude Hexthorpe

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

TOWN OF DONCASTER

SE 50 SE PATRICK STERLING COURT
Hexthorpe
(North west side)

Patrick Sterling Monument

1281-/3/99 (Formerly listed as:
ST JAMES'S BRIDGE
Patrick Sterling Monument)

5.9.1988 II

Monument. 1890. Polished pink granite on ashlar base. Approximately 12 feet high. Two octagonal stone steps up to monument with octagonal base. Moulded plinth to circular stem with four semi-circular projecting bowls to collect drinking water. Over the bowls are three inscribed plaques with colonnettes between, supporting moulded capitals. Pinnacle finial to top on fluted stem and moulded plinth. Erected to commemorate the 70th birthday of Sir Patrick Stirling who joined the Great Northern Railway in 1866 and introduced notable innovations in locomotive practice and performance in the 30 years he worked there. Listed for historic association.
Sources: J N Westwood 'Locomotive designers in the Age of Steam' 1977, F A S Brown'From Stirling to Gresley 1882-1922' 1974.

This monument was originally sited at the junction of Station Road and St Sepulchre Gate. It was moved to the east end of St James's Bridge in 1904, and to its present site in 1993.

Listing NGR: SE5638002259

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