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South African War Memorial

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

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Latitude: 54.9778 / 54°58'39"N

Longitude: -1.6139 / 1°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 424811

OS Northings: 564863

OS Grid: NZ248648

Mapcode National: GBR SP6.KW

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.54RT

Entry Name: South African War Memorial

Listing Date: 12 November 1965

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304624

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

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Listing Text

12/11/65 South African War Memorial
(formerly listed in Barras
G.V. II*
War Memorial. Dated and signed T.EYRE MACIKLIN INVT ET SCULPT 1907; inscribed -
Montacutelli. brothers, founders, London, on relief. Sandstone ashlar with bronze
sculpture. Wide octagonal steps to base with bronze shield, pictorial low relief
panel and garlands; large figure at east bearing unfurled flag and clasping tall
octagonal tapered column with inscription commemorating those of the Northumbrian
regiments who died in the South African War, 1899-1902. Heroic-sized winged Victory
on top.

Listing NGR: NZ2481164862

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 8 February 2017.

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

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