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Statue of the 6th Marquess of Londonderry in Front of Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8387 / 54°50'19"N

Longitude: -1.3316 / 1°19'53"W

OS Eastings: 443026

OS Northings: 549528

OS Grid: NZ430495

Mapcode National: GBR MD4H.H7

Mapcode Global: WHD5L.JM4X

Entry Name: Statue of the 6th Marquess of Londonderry in Front of Police Station

Listing Date: 14 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407593

Location: Seaham, County Durham, SR7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Seaham

Built-Up Area: Seaham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Seaham Harbour and Dawdon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(East side)

4/35 Statue of the 6th Marquess
of Londonderry in front of
Police Station

Statue to Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry K.G.,
G.C.V.O. (1852-1915). 1915 by John Tweed. Sandstone plinth and pedestal and
standing bronze figure. Square plinth on moulded stone base supports pedestal with
sloping sides and moulded cornice. Pedestal bears inscription: This statue is
placed here by his son and his daughter, amongst those whom he loved so well, and
whose welfare and happiness were to him the principle objects of his life. Rear
of pedestal has relief carving of the Londonderry Arms and bears the Garter motto
and the family motto: METUENDA COROLLA DRACONIS. Slightly over life-size figure
with sword and scroll wears the cloak of the Order of the Garter.

Listing NGR: NZ4302649528

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