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George Stephenson Memorial

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9696 / 54°58'10"N

Longitude: -1.615 / 1°36'53"W

OS Eastings: 424747

OS Northings: 563955

OS Grid: NZ247639

Mapcode National: GBR SP1.SZ

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5C72

Entry Name: George Stephenson Memorial

Listing Date: 12 November 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304945

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 John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/01/2017

NZ 2463 NE,

WESTGATE ROAD (south side),
George Stephenson Memorial

(Formerly listed as: Robert Stephenson Memorial)




Statue. 1862 by J. G. Lough, Sandstone and bronze. Wide square step to heavily
rusticated plinth and tapered octagonal pedestal supporting seated heroic figure of
George Stephenson. Corner projections support four over-life-size figures representing
spheres of Stephenson's activity: miner, locomotive engineer, blacksmith and bridge

Listing NGR: NZ2474763955

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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