Collingwood Monument And Guns

Date:
23 Aug 1999
Location:
Collingwood Monument And Guns, Pier Road, Tynemouth, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE30 4DQ
Reference:
IOE01/00188/32
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TYNEMOUTH PIER ROAD (west side, off) NZ 3769 SW Tynemouth 10/108 24.10.50 Collingwood Monument and guns.

G.V. II* Monument, 1845; guns added 1848. Base and plinth by Dobson; statue by Lough.

Sandstone ashlar and marble. High wide base, with slit openings in returns and door in rear. Stepped side walls to wide flight of steps. Base and high pedestal for colossal figure of Admiral Collingwood in draped cloak. Plaque on south side of base commemorates his success at Trafalgar under Nelson and the erection by public subscription of this memorial. 4 guns on walls flanking steps came from his ship, the Royal Sovereign. Historical note: Collingwood was born in Newcastle and members of his family lived at Chirton, North Shields. The statue was sited to be seen from the sea and the river.

Listing NGR: NZ3718169069

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Black_J.H. IOE Records for Black, J.H.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mrs J.H. Black. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Black, J.H.

Rights Holder: Black, J.H.

Keywords

Ashlar, Marble, Sandstone, Victorian Commemorative Monument, Commemorative, Cannon, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture