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Collingwood Monument and Guns

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH PIER ROAD (west side, off)
NZ 3769 SW
24.10.50 Collingwood Monument and guns.
G.V. II*
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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