Robert Stephenson Memorial
- 9 Oct 2000
- Robert Stephenson Memorial, Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 1SG
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (south side) 23/593 Robert Stephenson Memorial 12.11.65 GV II* Statue. 1862 by J.G. Lough, Sandstone and bronze. Wide square step to heavily- rusticated plinth and tapered octagonal pedestal supporting seated heroic figure of Robert Stephenson. Corner projections support 4 over-life size figures representing spheres if Stephenson's activity: miner, locomotive engineer, blacksmith and bridge builder.
Listing NGR: NZ2474763955
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Bronze, Sandstone, Victorian Statue, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative