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Greys Monument

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. Erected to acclaim Earl Grey for the passing of the Great Reform Act of 1832 and consists of a statue of Lord Grey standing atop a Roman Doric column on a pedestal of local sandstone, 135-foot-high (41 m) in total.

The column was designed by local architects John and Benjamin Green, and the statue was created by the sculptor Edward Hodges Baily who also created Nelson’s statue in Trafalgar Square in London.

A spiral staircase leads to a viewing platform at the top of the monument, which is occasionally opened to the public.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 0.9 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Dec 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Dec 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 4.6℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Dec 05lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 3.9℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Dec 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -1.5℃ to 1.8℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Dec 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -5℃ to -4.4℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (W)

Newcastle upon Tyne weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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