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© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

IoE Number: 304589
Location: EARL GREY MONUMENT, GREY STREET (north side)
Photographer: Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
Date Photographed: 30 January 2005
Date listed: 14 June 1954
Date of last amendment: 14 June 1954
Grade I

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NZ 2464 SENEWCASTLE UPON TYNEGREY STREET(north end)20/27214.6.54Earl Grey MonumentG.V.I

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET (north end) 20/272 14.6.54 Earl Grey Monument G.V. I Column monument with statue. 1838 by Benjamin Green; statue by Baily. Erected by public subscription to commemorate the efforts of Charles Earl Grey K.G. towards parliamentary reform. Sandstone ashlar; marble statue. About 135 ft. high. Tall panelled pedestal, with inscription on south and door in west, supports.Roman Doric column with top balcony. Heroic size statue of Grey in robes stands on tall corniced square pedestal. Inscription on north commemorates the centenary of the passing of the 1832 Reform Bill.

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