COLLIERY DISASTER MEMORIAL 90 METRES WEST OF CHURCH OF ST HELEN - List Entry

  • Description

    "Colliery disaster memorial, 80 metres west of Church of St. Helen II Memorial to disaster at Trimdon Grange Colliery. 1882 by C. Ryder and Sons of Bishop Auckland. Sandstone. Gothic Revival style. About 6.0 metres tall. Square-plan pedestal surmounted by spire with cross. Pedestal has tall 2-step base bearing sculptor's name. Die has roll-moulded plinth with semicircular panel on east inscribed: ERECTED BY THEIR FELLOW WORKMEN AND FRIENDS AS A TOKEN OF THEIR SINCERE RESPECT. Recessed pointed-arched panels, on each face of die, framed by grey marble angle colonnettes. Panel facing east inscribed: IN MEMORY OF THE 74 MEN AND BOYS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES BY TH THE EXPLOSION AT TRIMDON GRANGE COLLIERY, THURSDAY FEB. 10 1882. THE FOLLOWING 26 OF WHOM ARE HERE INTERRED. The other panels list the names and ages of the 26 victims....."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1159323
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 months, 1 week ago
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