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Thompson Memorial in Centre of Green, with Posts to North and South

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwick, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9198 / 54°55'11"N

Longitude: -1.4021 / 1°24'7"W

OS Eastings: 438418

OS Northings: 558503

OS Grid: NZ384585

Mapcode National: GBR V8N.RL

Mapcode Global: WHD55.FLJS

Entry Name: Thompson Memorial in Centre of Green, with Posts to North and South

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391613

Location: Sunderland, SR5

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Southwick

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Wearside

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ3858 THE GREEN, Southwick
920-1/8/292 Thompson memorial in centre of
Green, with posts to north and south

GV II

Lamp standard memorial to Robert Thompson with posts. c1912.
Founder's plaque JAS ALLAN SNR & SON LTD. ELMBANK FOUNDRY
GLASGOW. Cast-iron. Fluted Corinthian column on base with low
relief portrait panel, with inscription commemorating Robert
Thompson, J.P., for 25 years Chairman of the local committee,
and the restoration of the Green in 1912; decorative frames on
each side. Scroll brackets support tall finial and 2 arched
arms from which hang bowl lamps. Fluted cast-iron posts with
bud finials set about 4 metres N and S to prevent vehicles
entering path.


Listing NGR: NZ3841858503

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