General Havelock


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Reference WMO/283682

Address:

Mowbray Park

Burdon Road

Sunderland

SR1 1QB

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Serviceman/woman sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
About the memorial: Bronze statue of a man resting on his sword, looking westwards towards his birthplace. It sits on a slightly tapering three tiered square base which in turn rests on a square step. The name is on the pedestal below him, the inscription is on the bottom. There are two replica cannons alongside. This is a co[y of an identical statue in Trafalgar Square, London. He died of dysentry a few days after the siege of Luckjnow had been lifted. The General Havelock public house in Haydon Bridge is also named after him.
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On the main pedestal- HAVELOCK On the lower pedestal-BORN 5TH APRIL 1795/AT FORD HALL/BISHOPWEARMOUTH/DIED 24 NOVEMBER 1857/AT DIL-KOOSHA/LUCKNOW

Grade II (England)

1208966

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