MONUMENT TO BRITISH LIBERTY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1025166

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: MONUMENT TO BRITISH LIBERTY, B6314

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MONUMENT TO BRITISH LIBERTY, B6314

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Gateshead (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 17948 59132

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NZ 15 NE WHICKHAM B6314 (north side) Gibside Estate.

10/107 Monument to British Liberty. 1.2.50 (Formerly listed as Gibside Column north-east of Gibside) G.V. I

Column. 1750-57. By Daniel Garrett until 1753; then James Paine. Statue of British Liberty by Christopher Richardson. For George Bowes, M.P. and coal owner. Ashlar sandstone. Tuscan column 140 feet high, on base, has cornice supporting overhanging plinth of statue holding staff of Maintenance and cap of Liberty in right hand. Source: Margaret Hudson: 'Column Monuments in N.E. England 1748-1838' M. Litt Thesis University of Newcastle 1976; 'Pillar of Participation' in Country Life v. CLXV1, no. 4303, Dec. 1979, pp 2460-1.

Listing NGR: NZ1794859132

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 303872

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hudson, M, Column Monuments in North East England 1748 - 1838, (1976)
'Country Life' in December, (1979)

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