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Grey's Monument is a Grade I listed monument to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838 in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It was erected to acclaim Earl Grey for the passing of the Great Reform Act of 1832 and stands at the head of...more
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26 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passed by here on the way to exhibition Park. It’s often got something going on around its base. I remember going up inside to the top when I was a kid. A shame it’s not open these days.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was just down the street from our hotel and can be seen from many locations around town. A commemorative monument to the Earl Grey--I love his tea :-) -- it is surrounded by shops and restaurants and right down the street from a central...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed August 18, 2018

If you are seeking a photographic experience in Newcasle upon Tyne there is no better subject than Grey's Monument. Try an angle from down Grey Street for some of the best views. The ascemt of the Monument is, however restricted and has to booked ahead...More

Thank ashers2206
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Centre point for all. Easy to find and helps you navigate this bustling city centre. Wee food market which fills you with different cultural eateries. Vibrant place and well worth a visit.

Thank mags s
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This seems like a bit of a meeting point in the city. It's quite lively, surrounded by shops, cafes and restaurants. I myself enjoyed sitting on the steps having my lunch listening to a pair of pretty good buskers by the entrance to the metro....More

Thank travelandpizza
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Well, actually, it is always pretty impressive. Built in 1838, it commemorates the second Earl Grey, who had piloted The Great Reform Act through Parliament in 1832, broadening the franchise. It is currently draped in a series of rainbow-coloured ribbons which represent the May pole.

Thank Roland D
Reviewed July 21, 2018

A great advert to a man strongly associated with Newcastle. His vision helped shape the city and still holds good today.

Thank richardlaw26
Reviewed June 29, 2018

An impressive monument that has recently been colourfully decorated for the many items in the Great North shows

Thank rollercolin
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Although we refer to "Earl Grey" tea, it wasn't Charles Grey, Second Earl Grey, who popularised it. Was it his wife who used it when entertaining her friends? Was it Robert Jackson & Co's partner George Charlton who received the recipe from Earl Grey himself...More

Thank Missy T
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This spectacular monument to Earl Grey which stands right in the centre of the city has been gloriously decorated for the Great Exhibition of the North. As my photo of June 2018 shows, he is now wearing a colourful halo. This is a lovely addition...More

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