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Memorial details

Memorial type
Fountain
District
Gateshead
Town
Felling
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4th June 1905
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
42102
Previous locations
  • At the junction of the High Street.
    Victoria Sq
    Felling
    Gateshead
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NZ 280 620
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Council Tractor Yard
    Sunderland Rd
    Felling
    Gateshead
    Tyne And Wear
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Square set fountain.
Inscription
(UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Fountain
    Measurements: height 18FT
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
History
C 1950: IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE FOUNTAIN WAS REMOVED AS PART OF THE REDEVELOPMENT OF VICTORIA SQUARE. THE CURRENT LOCATION OF THE MEMORIAL IS UNKNOWN ALTHOUGH IT COULD BE IN A COUNCIL YARD
Costs

Memorial: £140 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • CDF32.04
  • Oxberry. Misc scraps; Gatesehad Local History Collection L.908.9 P78
  • Gateshead Post, 18 December 1980; 25 October 1984

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