WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158986
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL, FRONT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL, FRONT STREET

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wingate
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39977 37098

Details

NZ 43 NE WINGATE FRONT STREET (West side) 4/39 Wingate Grange Colliery disaster memorial

II

Colliery disaster memorial. Sandstone. 1906-7, designed by Douglas Crawford and sculptured by Borrowdale Brothers of Sunderland. About 5 metres high in 2 stages. Pedestal on moulded plinth has square corners framing convex panels. Worn, partly-illegible front panel inscribed: THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION TO THE MEMORY OF THE TWENTY SIX MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE EXPLOSION AT WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY; OCTOBER 14TH 1906. Remaining 3 panels in moulded surrounds name those killed. Pedestal has elaborate cornice and supports obelisk with enriched brackets at base.

Listing NGR: NZ3997737098

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
109452
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08580/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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