NZ5233 : The Hartlepool Monkey

taken 11 years ago, near to The Headland, Hartlepool, Great Britain

The Hartlepool Monkey
The Hartlepool Monkey
This monument on Hartlepool Headland commemorates the possibly apocryphal tale which is by turns a source of pride or embarrassment to Hartlepudlians. It concerns a monkey washed overboard from a ship in the time of the Napoleonic wars. As the monkey was unable to give a good account of itself in any intelligible manner, the worthy citizens of Hartlepool hanged him as a spy. LinkExternal link
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Monday, 22 January, 2007   (more nearby)
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Monday, 22 January, 2007
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Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 528 334 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:41.6211N 1:10.9135W
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