Memorial to downed Lancaster Bomber, Lord McGowan Bridge, Redcar

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This plaque was unveiled on 17/12/2008, 66 years after the crew of Lancaster bomber W4319 SR-N were all killed, shot down by ‘friendly fire’. 

The Evening Gazette report say it came down near where Steel House is now located, although thats about 200 yards North East, not 200 yards West as the plaque says.

Memorial to Crashed Lancaster Bomber 

The plaque is on Lord McGowan Bridge (built in 1951, named after a chairman of ICI) 

 Lord McGowan Bridge Sign

Also adjacent to the plaque is a nice way marker for the Teesdale Way, apparently there are 6 more sculptures of footware by Jim Roberts, between South Bank and Coatham Marsh.

Teesdale Way Metal Boots 

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