List number: 1158986
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ3997737098

Disaster Memorial, Wingate Grange Colliery


"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"

There is a memorial to the 26 miners of Wingate Grange Colliery who died in 1906 on Front Street in Wingate. The memorial is Grade II listed.[1]

from https://historicengland.org...
WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL - List Entry
- "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 ...

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Simon Cotterill
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Wingate Grange Colliery (1839 - 1962)
- Wingate Grange Colliery in Wingate was sunk in 1839 by Lord Howden & Partners. In 1894 the colliery was producing 900 tons of coal per dayand employed 700 men and ...

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