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Earl Grey Monument

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9738 / 54°58'25"N

Longitude: -1.6131 / 1°36'47"W

OS Eastings: 424861

OS Northings: 564425

OS Grid: NZ248644

Mapcode National: GBR SPB.31

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.673T

Plus Code: 9C6WX9FP+GP

Entry Name: Earl Grey Monument

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304589

ID on this website: 101329931

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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(north end)
14.6.54 Earl Grey Monument
G.V. I
Column monument with statue. 1838 by Benjamin Green; statue by Baily. Erected
by public subscription to commemorate the efforts of Charles Earl Grey K.G.
towards parliamentary reform. Sandstone ashlar; marble statue. About 135 ft.
high. Tall panelled pedestal, with inscription on south and door in west,
supports.Roman Doric column with top balcony. Heroic size statue of Grey in
robes stands on tall corniced square pedestal. Inscription on north commemorates
the centenary of the passing of the 1832 Reform Bill.

Listing NGR: NZ2486164425

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