Colonel G E Benson Memorial Park 8424

Hexham, England

Brief Description

This memorial park features wrought iron gates with ornate stone gate piers. The site commemorates Colonel G.E. Benson, who fought in the Boer War. There is a statue of Colonel Benson outside the park.

History

The site and the entrance gates were provided as a public park by T.W. Benson, brother of Colonel Benson, in 1912.

Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Hexham
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century