NZ2464 : Newcastle War Memorial Pedestal, Front Face

taken 6 years ago, near to Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain

Newcastle War Memorial Pedestal, Front Face
Newcastle War Memorial Pedestal, Front Face
The Newcastle First World War Memorial in Old Eldon Square was unveiled by Earl Haig on 26th September 1923. It is in the form of a bronze statue of St George killing the Dragon. The statue is mounted on a tall white stone pedestal with a simple cornice and stepped base. The pedestal carries a relief carving of a lion on the front dado face, under the dates 1914 1918 and 1939 1945.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 March, 2016   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 29 March, 2016
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Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 247 644 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.4649N 1:36.9209W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 247 644
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Newcastle-on-Tyne  Memorial  Monument  World War I  The Great War  First World War  World War II  Second World War  Relief Sculpture  Lion 

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