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Latitude: 54.9738 / 54°58'25"N
Longitude: -1.6131 / 1°36'47"W
OS Eastings: 424861
OS Northings: 564425
OS Grid: NZ248644
Mapcode National: GBR SPB.31
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.673T
Entry Name: Earl Grey Monument
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1329931
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304589
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
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
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET
14.6.54 Earl Grey Monument
Column monument with statue. 1838 by Benjamin Green; statue by Baily. Erected
by public subscription to commemorate the efforts of Charles Earl Grey K.G.
towards parliamentary reform. Sandstone ashlar; marble statue. About 135 ft.
high. Tall panelled pedestal, with inscription on south and door in west,
supports.Roman Doric column with top balcony. Heroic size statue of Grey in
robes stands on tall corniced square pedestal. Inscription on north commemorates
the centenary of the passing of the 1832 Reform Bill.
Listing NGR: NZ2486164425
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