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Bust of John English at West Corner of Church Chare

A Grade II Listed Building in Whickham North, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9459 / 54°56'45"N

Longitude: -1.6762 / 1°40'34"W

OS Eastings: 420840

OS Northings: 561291

OS Grid: NZ208612

Mapcode National: GBR JCQ7.XV

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.7Y2B

Entry Name: Bust of John English at West Corner of Church Chare

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303894

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Whickham North

Built-Up Area: Whickham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whickham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


16/126 Bust of John English at
west corner of Church Chare.


Memorial 1860 by John Norven of Swalwell to commemorate John English, mason.
Sandstone. Rusticated square plinth to pedestal and bust of John English.
Historical note: English was renowned for his strength.
Resited beside the house he built by Tyne and Wear CC from its original position
on Fellside, beside the house be built. Source: W Bourn, Annals of the Parish
of Whickham, Consett, 1982, pp 134-5.

Listing NGR: NZ2084061291

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