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

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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

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