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St George Statue (war memorial) by St Thomas the Martyr


The memorial of Portland stone with granite steps and a bronze statue of St George stands near the entrance to the Church of St Thomas the Martyr, by the corner of Barras Bridge and St Mary's Place in Newcastle. It was built in 1924, designed by J.Reid, dedicated to the men of the 6th Territorial Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers who lost their lives in the First World War. Following the Second World War the memorial was also dedicated to the 43rd and 49th Battalions Royal Tank Regiment. The memorial is Grade II listed.

Barras Bridge War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in Newcastle Northumberland Fusiliers
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Statue of St George & the dragon to west of St Thomas' Church, Barras Bridge

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Statue of St George & the dragon to west of St Thomas' Church, Barras Bridge

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Statue of St George & the dragon to west of St Thomas' Church, Barras Bridge

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Quo Fata Vocant

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Bronze head

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Memorial to the Fusiliers

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Royal Tank Regiment War Memorial, St Thomas' Church

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War memorial at St Thomas's church

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ROYAL TANK REGIMENT WAR MEMORIAL - Newcastle - List Entry
- "War Memorial. Circa 1920. By J.Reid. Portland stone with granite steps; bronze statue and bands; enamel plaque. Curved steps to terrace in front of low curved seats, whose backs ...

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6TH TERRITORIAL BATTN NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 43 AND 49 ROYAL TANK REGT
- "....Two-stepped base surmounted by a statue of St George sheathing his sword while standing over the severed head of the Dragon. Semicircular wall placed behind the pedestal with inscription on ...

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List number: 1355210
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ2485864895

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