MONUMENT TO H.W.F.BOLCKOW - Middlesbrough - List Entry

  • Description

    "Monument to H.W.F. Bolckow, dated 1881 by D.W. Stevenson, sculptor, and Sir John Steell, founder, (Edinburgh). Red granite pedestal; signed bronze figure. Standing, frock-coated male figure, holding Charter of Incorporation of Middlesbrough, on pedestal and 2 chamfered steps. North-west face of die and plinth inscribed: "H.W.F. BOLCKOW", and "ERECTED 1881". Bronze tablet, on south-east face of die has raised lettering : "THIS STATUE WAS UNVEILED BY LORD FREDERICK CAVENDISH, ON THE 6TH OCTOBER, 1881". Originally erected outside Middlesbrough Royal Exchange, in Marton Road; moved to Albert Park 1925; moved here 1986, on site of Royal Exchange....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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