COLLINGWOOD MONUMENT AND GUNS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1355011
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
COLLINGWOOD MONUMENT AND GUNS, PIER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
COLLINGWOOD MONUMENT AND GUNS, PIER ROAD

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 37181 69069

Details

TYNEMOUTH PIER ROAD (west side, off) NZ 3769 SW Tynemouth 10/108 24.10.50 Collingwood Monument and guns. G.V. II* Monument, 1845; guns added 1848. Base and plinth by Dobson; statue by Lough. Sandstone ashlar and marble. High wide base, with slit openings in returns and door in rear. Stepped side walls to wide flight of steps. Base and high pedestal for colossal figure of Admiral Collingwood in draped cloak. Plaque on south side of base commemorates his success at Trafalgar under Nelson and the erection by public subscription of this memorial. 4 guns on walls flanking steps came from his ship, the Royal Sovereign. Historical note: Collingwood was born in Newcastle and members of his family lived at Chirton, North Shields. The statue was sited to be seen from the sea and the river.

Listing NGR: NZ3718169069

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
303354
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.

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