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Armstrong Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9796 / 54°58'46"N

Longitude: -1.6128 / 1°36'46"W

OS Eastings: 424879

OS Northings: 565068

OS Grid: NZ248650

Mapcode National: GBR SPC.F2

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.638D

Entry Name: Armstrong Memorial

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304385

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BARRAS BRIDGE
(north side)

14/284 Armstrong Memorial

G.V. II


Statue and screen walls and piers. 1905-6, signed by Hamo Thornycroft. Sand-
stone steps, walls, piers and pedestal; bronze statue and low reliefs. 2 curved
steps up to tall square pedestal and standing life-size figure of Lord Armstrong.
Square piers with plinths and bracketed pilasters and cornices terminate screen
walls which have low-relief panels: at left showing guns being lowered onto a
ship, at right the Newcastle Swing Bridge.


Listing NGR: NZ2487965068

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