Greys Monument -Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Description

    The 134 column supports a 13 foot Portland Stone statue of Earl Grey sculpted by Edward Hodges Baily, (Baily was responsible for the figure of Nelson on Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square 1839-41). The statue stands on a pedestal above a balcony reached by 164 steps within the column, the column itself was built by Joseph Welch, the foundation stone was laid in September 1837 and the statue placed in position in August 1838.
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    Flickr (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? All Rights Reserved (Seek permission to reuse)
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Richy
    Last modified: 5 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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