HARTLEY DISASTER MEMORIAL NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST ALBAN, AND SURROUNDING WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1354997
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
HARTLEY DISASTER MEMORIAL NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST ALBAN, AND SURROUNDING WALL, FRONT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HARTLEY DISASTER MEMORIAL NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST ALBAN, AND SURROUNDING WALL, FRONT STREET

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 32045 72560

Details

SEATON VALLEY (part) FRONT STREET (north side) NZ 37 SW Earsdon Hartley Disaster memorial 4/27 north-east of Church of St. Alban, and surrounding wall. G.V. II Memorial. About 1862. Sandstone ashlar. Tall corniced pedestal with cord moulding to frieze, egg-and-dart cornice, supports tall obelisk. Inscriptions on pedestal panels : east: ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE 204 MINERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN HARTLEY PIT, BY THE FATAL CATASTROPHE OF THE ENGINE BEAM BREAKING 16th JANUARY 1862; biblical quotations and names of dead, the youngest William Davidson aged 11, on other sides. Round-coped dwarf wall surrounds step to monument. Historical note: the coroner's inquest recommended that all collieries should have more than one shaft and that colliery engine beams should be of 'malleable iron instead of cast metal'. Source: T.E. Forster, Memoir of the Hartley Colliery Accident 1862, 1912.

Listing NGR: NZ3204572560

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303271
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Forster, T E, Memoir of the Hartley Colliery Accident 1862, (1912)

Legal

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

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Date: 21 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/03172/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs J.H. Black. Source Historic England Archive
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