HARTLEY DISASTER MEMORIAL NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST ALBAN, AND SURROUNDING WALL - List Entry

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    "Earsdon Hartley Disaster memorial 4/27 north-east of Church of St. Alban, and surrounding wall. G.V. II Memorial. About 1862. Sandstone ashlar. Tall corniced pedestal with cord moulding to frieze, egg-and-dart cornice, supports tall obelisk. Inscriptions on pedestal panels : east: ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE 204 MINERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN HARTLEY PIT, BY THE FATAL CATASTROPHE OF THE ENGINE BEAM BREAKING 16th JANUARY 1862; biblical quotations and names of dead, the youngest William Davidson aged 11, on other sides...."
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    Geograph.org.uk
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1354997
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 11 months ago
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