Cannon, Heugh Headland, Hartlepool

  • Description

    "A plaque nearby gives the following history. "The cannon was captured from the Russian Army at the Battle of Sebastopol during the Crimean War (1854-56). In 1857, the then Secretary of State, Lord Panmure, offered the cannon to Hartlepool Borough Council who gratefully accepted it. It was transported from London on the steam ship 'Margaret', at a total cost of £2.19s.3d and after a year's delay, arrived at Hartlepool in September 1858". Redheugh Gardens and Radcliffe Terrace can be seen behind [[1607736]]" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2009.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1607919
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Splat
    Last modified: 2 years, 7 months ago
    Viewed: 324 times
    Picture Taken: 2009-12-04
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