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Monument to H.w.f.bolckow

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Coordinates

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

MIDDLESBROUGH EXCHANGE SQUARE.
NZ 4920 NE
8/33 Monument to H.W.F.
Bolckow.
G.V. II
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
LORD FREDERICK CAVENDISH, ON THE 6TH OCTOBER, 1881". Originally erected
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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