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Latitude: 55.0148 / 55°0'53"N
Longitude: -1.4201 / 1°25'12"W
OS Eastings: 437181
OS Northings: 569069
OS Grid: NZ371690
Mapcode National: GBR LBJG.C4
Mapcode Global: WHD4S.561X
Entry Name: Collingwood Monument and Guns
Listing Date: 19 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355011
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303354
Location: North Tyneside, NE30
County: North Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
TYNEMOUTH PIER ROAD (west side, off)
NZ 3769 SW
24.10.50 Collingwood Monument and guns.
Monument, 1845; guns added 1848. Base and plinth by Dobson; statue by Lough.
Sandstone ashlar and marble. High wide base, with slit openings in returns and
door in rear. Stepped side walls to wide flight of steps. Base and high pedestal
for colossal figure of Admiral Collingwood in draped cloak. Plaque on south side
of base commemorates his success at Trafalgar under Nelson and the erection by
public subscription of this memorial. 4 guns on walls flanking steps came from
his ship, the Royal Sovereign. Historical note: Collingwood was born in Newcastle
and members of his family lived at Chirton, North Shields. The statue was sited
to be seen from the sea and the river.
Listing NGR: NZ3718169069
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