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Statue of Lieutenant Colonel Ge Benson at Southern End of Beaumont Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9699 / 54°58'11"N

Longitude: -2.1037 / 2°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 393461

OS Northings: 563922

OS Grid: NY934639

Mapcode National: GBR FBRZ.C7

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.NBGV

Entry Name: Statue of Lieutenant Colonel Ge Benson at Southern End of Beaumont Street

Listing Date: 18 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239043

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

1. (North-West Side)
Statue of Lieut. Col.
G.E. Benson at southern
end of Beaumont Street
NY 9363 2/162


Facing south. Circa 1910. Erected by subscription. Large bronze statue of
Boer War hero striding forwards and holding binoculars. High moulded plinth
below cube pedestal. Circular modern verge and flowerbed below.

Listing NGR: NY9346163922

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 9 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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