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WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1158986

Location

WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL, FRONT STREET

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wingate

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109452

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 39977 37098

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