STATUE OF THIRD MARQUESS OF LONDONDERRY - Durham - List Entry

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    "Statue of the Third Marquess of Londonderry, 1858, to the designs of Raffaelle Monti MATERIALS: copper figure on horseback, on a sandstone plinth and pedestal. This equestrian statue is set within a paved area at the south end of the Market Place. It comprises a three-stepped sandstone base supporting a high, bow-end sandstone pedestal upon which stands a 4.7m tall copper statue of the Third Marquess of Londonderry, army officer and diplomat; this is an heroic size figure in hussar uniform on a rearing horse. The inscription, incised in capitals on a granite plaque, commemorates Charles William Vane Stewart, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, Lord Lieutenant of Durham and founder of Seaham Harbour......"
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1120630
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years ago
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