Description"The memorial to Lieutenant-Colonel George Elliott Benson at the top of Beaumont Street at its junction with Battle Hill. The memorial takes the form of a statue of Lt-Col Benson, in uniform but without his hat, striding and upright with a pair of binoculars in his hand. The statue is mounted on a stone plinth with the inscription on the front face of the plinth (http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/541741). The memorial, which is Grade II listed, was unveiled in 1904. It is placed so that he is facing his old home in the South Tyne Valley. http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Northumberland/HexhamBenson.html Roll of Honour GE Benson" Photo by David Dixon, 2012.
LicenseWhat does this mean? Creative Commons License
Further informationLink: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3194847
Resource type: Image
Added by: Simon Cotterill
Last modified: 5 years, 7 months ago
Viewed: 467 times
Picture Taken: 2012-10-16