2017

NZ2464 : Cowen Monument and Cross House, Westgate Road

taken 7 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

Cowen Monument and Cross House, Westgate Road
Cowen Monument and Cross House, Westgate Road
In the foreground is the statue of Liberal MP for Newcastle Joseph Cowen Jr (1829-1900) who held the seat between 1874-86. Cowen ran the Blaydon Brick Co (with his father, Joseph Cowen Sr, who preceded him as MP) and the Newcastle Daily Chronicle. The monument, which was erected in 1906 and paid for by public subscription is listed, Grade II.

Cross House was built in 1912 and on 23 December 1919 was the scene of a major fire in which twelve people were killed.

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Anthony Foster and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Geographical Context: City, Town centre People, Events Primary Subject: Statue
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Newcastle [1022] · Grade II Listed [281] · Westgate Road [256] ·
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NZ2464, 2467 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anthony Foster   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 16 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 March, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2458 6401 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2065N 1:37.0546W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2460 6401
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