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Monument to H.w.f.bolckow

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5784 / 54°34'42"N

Longitude: -1.2332 / 1°13'59"W

OS Eastings: 449661

OS Northings: 520621

OS Grid: NZ496206

Mapcode National: GBR MHTH.TK

Mapcode Global: WHD70.151Z

Entry Name: Monument to H.w.f.bolckow

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59725

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough St John Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 4920 NE
8/33 Monument to H.W.F.
Wrongly shown on O.S. plan as Marton Road. Monument to H.W.F. Bolckow,
dated 1881 by D.W. Stevenson, sculptor, and Sir John Steell, founder,
(Edinburgh). Red granite pedestal; signed bronze figure. Standing,
frock-coated male figure, holding Charter of Incorporation of Middlesbrough,
on pedestal and 2 chamfered steps. North-west face of die and plinth
inscribed: "H.W.F. BOLCKOW", and "ERECTED 1881". Bronze tablet, on
south-east face of die has raised lettering : "THIS STATUE WAS UNVEILED BY
outside Middlesbrough Royal Exchange, in Marton Road; moved to Albert Park
1925; moved here 1986, on site of Royal Exchange. H.W.F. Bolckow was
co-founder of Middlesbrough's iron industry in 1840.

Listing NGR: NZ4966120621

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