NZ3769 : Collingwood Monument

taken 10 years ago, near to Tynemouth, North Tyneside, Great Britain

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Collingwood Monument
Collingwood Monument
The giant memorial to Lord Collingwood (LinkExternal link ), Nelson's second-in-command at Trafalgar, who completed the victory after Nelson was killed.

Erected in 1845, the huge statue dominates the entrance to the Tyne estuary. It is seen here from the castle on Pen Bal Crag. The monument is Grade II*-listed (Historic England List Entry Number: 1355011 LinkExternal link ).
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NZ3769, 405 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 20 June, 2011   (more nearby)
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Monday, 27 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  People, Events  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3718 6907 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.8879N 1:25.2066W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3722 6936
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Monument  Memorial  Naval  Tyne  River  Estuary  Sculpture  Statue  Historic England  English Heritage  Grade II (Star)  Listed Building 

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