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Newcastle, Eldon Square, City War Memorial




Commemorative Monument

War Memorial




World War One memorial. Circa 1920. By Chas Hardman ARA. Granite, Portland stone and bronze. Granite step to stone pedestal; bronze equestrian St. George and dragon. Bronze low reliefs on east and west of JUSTICE and PEACE; bronze wreath on north, and inscription MEMORY LINGERS HERE at top; dedication below eroded. LISTED GRADE 2




<< HER 5201 >> T. Coulter & R. Ogilvy, in association with City Design, 2002, Monuments, War Memorials, Drinking Fountains - Condition & Recommendatations, p 28-29 Dept. of National Heritage, of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 20/222 I. Ayris, P. Jubb, S.Palmer & P. Usherwood, 1996, A Guide to the Public Monuments & Scupture of Tyne and Wear, p 54; Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North-East England, p 99-100; North East War Memorials Project,, NUT019; Illustrated Chronicle January 11th 1919, p 3; Tyne and Wear Archives 132/53 newspaper cuttings and 604/814-5 plans; Newcastle Local Studies Library, photographs; Derek Boorman, nd, At the going down of the sun; Alnwick and County Gazette 11th December 1920; Evening Chronicle 26th July 1990; Alnwick and County Gazette and Guardian 28th July 1923; Derek Boorman, 2005, A Century of Remembrance - One Hundred Outstanding British War Memorials, pages 96 and 97; Historic England (Designation), Consultation Report, 27th September 2016

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