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Grey's Monument Coaster

Grey's Monument Coaster

Grey's Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne

 

If you're from Newcastle you'll probably know "the monument" as the place everyone meets in town, but there is so much more to this breathtaking structure and the fascinating man behind its existence...

The monument was erected to honour Charles Grey (the 2nd Earl Grey and Prime Minister of Great Britain 1930 - 1934) for passing the Great Reform Act in 1932.

Charles Grey, who was born & died in Northumberland, became a member of Parliament for Northumberland at just 22 years old. He attempted to bring about change in parliament with his initial Reform Act of 1797 but was heavily defeated. He continued to manoeuvre through parliament until he became Prime Minister in 1930. Whilst Prime Minister he passed the Great Reform Act of 1832 and also enacted the Slavery Abolition Act in 1833.

He also has Earl Grey tea named after him which is pretty cool.

 

Please Note: The artwork engraved onto this product is an original illustration, hand drawn and designed by Coastin' Along Ltd. who own all copyrights to the design.

 

Disclaimer: Our products are made from natural materials therefore may vary slightly in appearance to the images shown.

 

New Design: Landmark design engraved onto coaster will now include location of landmark in a smaller font size underneath the name of the landmark. Please be advised that some of the photos used for the landmark coaster listings may not reflect this addition to the design yet while updates are taking place.

 

Special Offer: A discount of at least 10%  will be applied when you select a set of 4 or 6 from the quantity option menu. The same discount will be applied to sets of 4 and 6 of mixed & matched designs too, you can find this option back in the coaster section and gifts/bundles section of the shop.

  • Wood Coasters

    • Approx 10cm x 10cm / 10cm diameter
    • 3mm Plywood
    • Varnished by hand with a non-toxic water-based varnish
    • 4 x anti-slip rubber feet attached to base by hand
    • Not dishwasher friendly
    • Not suitable for soaking in water
    • Can be cleaned with an anti-bacterial wipe or sprayed with an anti-bacterial agent then wiped down with a damp cloth or paper towel, dry thoroughly after cleaning.
    • This product is made from a natural material and therefore may vary slightly in appearance from images shown as well as there being slight variations between products made from the same material.
    • Wood contains natural markings and patterns, these markings make each an every coaster beautifully unique.
  • Slate Coasters

    • Approx 10cm x 10cm
    • Slate is a natural product and therefore may not be a perfect symmetrical shape. It also means that products may vary slightly in appearance from images shown as well as there being slight variations between products made from the same material.
    • Comes with 4 x anti-slip foam feet on base
    • Not suitable for dishwashing machines or soaking in water.
    • This product can be cleaned with an anti-bacterial wet wipe and left to dry naturally.
  • Cork Coasters

    • Approx 9cm x 9cm
    • Approx 0.5cm thick
    • Cork is a natural product and therefore may be slight variations between each product.
    • Not suitable for dishwashing machines or soaking in water.
    • This product may be cleaned gently with an anti-bacterial wet wipe. However, this may diminish the quality of the engraving over time, therefore we recommend using the reverse side of the coaster to rest your cup on.
PriceFrom £4.50
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