Armstrong Memorial, Barras Bridge


The life-size statue of Lord Armstrong is located outside the Great North Museum: Hancock, by the junction of Barras Bridge and Claremont Road. The statue, by Hamo Thornycroft, was completed in 1906. A panel behind the statue, to the left, shows guns from Armstrong's works being loaded onto a sail ship. A panel to the right shows the Newcastle Swing Bridge, which was designed and paid for by Armstrong. The memorial is Grade II listed.

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Monument to Lord Armstrong, Barras Bridge

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Lord Armstrong statue

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Junction of Claremont Road and Barras Bridge, Newcastle

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Armstrong Statue

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ARMSTRONG MEMORIAL - Newcastle - List Entry
- "Statue and screen walls and piers. 1905-6, signed by Hamo Thornycroft. Sand- stone steps, walls, piers and pedestal; bronze statue and low reliefs. 2 curved steps up to tall square ...

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Lord William Armstrong (1810-1900)
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Lord William Armstrong (1810-1900)
- William George Armstrong was born on 26th November 1810, in Shieldfield, Newcastle.
Great North Museum: Hancock
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Great North Museum: Hancock
- Overview About the Museum Map Street View The museum was established in 1884 to house the growing collections of the Natural History Society of Northumbria. It was named after John ...
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Statue of Lord Armstrong, outside Hancock museum

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