WINGATE GRANGE COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL - List Entry

  • Description

    "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 framing convex panels. Worn, partly-illegible front panel inscribed: 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......"
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1158986
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years ago
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