Bust Of John English At West Corner Of Church Chare

15 Aug 1999
Bust Of John English At West Corner Of Church Chare, Front Street, Whickham, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE16 4JQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NZ 2061 SE WHICKHAM FRONT STREET (north side) Whickham

16/126 Bust of John English at west corner of Church Chare.


Memorial 1860 by John Norven of Swalwell to commemorate John English, mason.

Sandstone. Rusticated square plinth to pedestal and bust of John English.

Historical note: English was renowned for his strength.

Resited beside the house he built by Tyne and Wear CC from its original position on Fellside, beside the house be built. Source: W Bourn, Annals of the Parish of Whickham, Consett, 1982, pp 134-5.

Listing NGR: NZ2084061291


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1327 IOE Records taken by Edmund Martin; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Edmund Martin. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Martin, Edmund

Rights Holder: Martin, Edmund


Sandstone, Victorian Bust, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative