George Stephenson Statue, Westgate Road :: Shared Description

Erected in 1862 to the design of J.G. Lough. The heroic figure of one of the country's leading engineers is surrounded at each corner of the plinth by figures representing the areas of Stephenson's achievements - a miner, locomotive engineer, blacksmith and plate layer. Wide step to plinth and tapered octagonal pedestal supporting seated figure of George Stephenson. Over 100,000 people attended the official unveiling in 1862.

Tyne and Wear HER(5181): Newcastle, Westgate Road, Statue of George Stephenson LinkExternal link
by Andrew Curtis
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Created: Sun, 7 Dec 2014, Updated: Sun, 7 Dec 2014

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