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Albert Park

Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA

Explore the scenic Albert Park at the heart of Middlesbrough in this digital treasure trail.

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2.4 kms

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90 mins

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Begin your trail outside the main park gates, located near the Dorman Museum on Linthorpe Road.
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The Dorman Museum
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Begin your trail at the Dorman Museum, located just outside the main entrance to the Albert Park.

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What is the name of the person who the museum is a memorial to? (three words)
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The Dorman museum was given to the town by Sir Arthur Dorman as a memorial to his son and the other soldiers who served in the Yorkshire regiment and lost their lives during the South African wars 1899-1902. The memorial was opened in 1904 just 3 years after the death of his son.

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Stan Hollis
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Turn and face away from the museum, then search the area outside of the Dorman Museum and Albert Park for a statue of a soldier holding a rifle.
What was Stanley Holis (Stan's) middle name? (one word)
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Stan Hollis was born in Middlesbrough in 1912 and was Company Sergeant Major in the Green Howards, This battalion being in the first wave of landing on the beach of golden sands on the morning of D.Day. Hollis was no stranger to combat having been at Dunkirk and other major battles.

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Cenotaph
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Face towards the Albert Park gates and head in that direction. Search for a plaque at the base of the Cenotaph just outside the park.
The name of which country is on the plaque at the base of the cenotaph along with the words "Not one of them is forgotten before God."?
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Middlesbrough cenotaph was unveiled on 11th November 1922, to remember over 3000 men from the Yorkshire regiment who lost their lives in WW1, built from Aberdeen granite in the same style of the Whitehall London cenotaph

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The West Lodge
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Enter through Albert Park main gates and head towards the building on the right, known as West Lodge.
How many ships are there on the Middlesbrough coat of arms above the door of the lodge?
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This is the oldest building on the park and was built for the Park Wardens in 1866. It is a grade II listed structure.

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The Crimean Cannon
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Look for a cannon close by, just along the first path on the left when entering from the main gates.
There is a crest in the center of the top of the cannon, what object is centered above the birds? (one word)
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The cannon was captured by the British during the Crimean was and was presented to the town by Lord Panmure in 1858 after being cast it carries 3 lines of inscription. This cannon used to stand by a duck pond in the park that has long since been filled in.

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Bolckow Bust
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Walk along the main path for roughly 30 metres. Look for a Bust of a head in a stone niche.
What are the 3 initials of Bolckows name?
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The bust and its niche were originally sited by the main entrance gates at the West lodge around 1898. However he was moved to a more central park location in 2004 during the park renovations.

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Crystallization
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Take the next right turn off the main path. After approximately 50 meters look for a series of iron sculptures on the grass.
What was the name of the project the young people, who made this statue, were part of? (three words)
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This sculpture was created by young people from the Beechwood and Easterside areas of the town alongside local Artist Andy Mckeown to remind people that Middlesbrough would not have been created if iron ore were not discovered in the nearby Eston Hills.

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Brian Clough Statue
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Search on the same island of grass for a statue of a footballer.
What was Brian's wife's name? (one word)
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Did you know that the first ever bungee jump off the Transporter Bridge was to help raise funds for this Brian Clough statue? Sixty-five people took part in the fundraising efforts. Article: Evening Gazette.

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Kurdistan Memorial Tree
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Follow Brian's gaze and rejoin the path there.Continue forward the the T Junction and directly ahead are 2 trees with plaques beneath.
There are three background colours on the Kurdistan Flag; red, white, and which other colour?
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These two trees were planted in the park dedicated to the victims of an attack in Halabja in 1988.

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The South West Gates
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Follow the path towards the west edge of the park (the side with the main gates and the lodge). When you reach a path running along inside the western edge turn left and walk towards the park gates in the south-west corner.
What colour of the rainbow are the orbs that are part of the ornate gates?
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The small mound inside the south-west gate is known as Bell Hill. So named because it housed the bell the park rangers would ring to let park users know the gates were closing. The bell was replaced by a blast from a whistle in later years.

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The Bandstand
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Follow the path leading from the south-west gates towards the centre of the park. Head towards the bandstand located close to the central fountain.
Walk up steps and enter the bandstand, can you count how many supporting post keep the roof up?
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The current bandstand is a replica of the 1871 original made by George Smith and Co. of Glasgow.

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The Lake
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Walk to the central fountain then turn right, following the main path towards the east side of the park. Descend the steps and turn right, and walk past the Visitor center.
How Many small jettys are there for launching the boats? (Hint: they are all near the boar house).
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Boating started on the lake in 1876 with a boathouse being added in 189. The original was demolished sometime in the 1950’s.

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The Horseman
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Continue walking past the boat house and look near a play area & sports court for a metal sculpture called The Horseman
The Horseman is part of wht trail? (one word)
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This sculpture forms part of the Marton West Beck trail which runs from Brass Castle Lane to Albert Park (into the lake).

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The Fountain
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Head back towards the middle of the park and return to the ornamental fountain.
How many swans are carved into the top of the Fountain?
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The central fountain in Albert Park was originally presented by Joseph Pease in 1869. It underwent substantial renovation in 2004.

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South African War Memorial
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Head back along the main path towards the entrance gates that you entered earlier (near the Dorman Museum). Look by the path for the South African War Memorial near to the Bust of henty Bolckow that you found earlier in the trail.
What was the familiar Middlesbrough Family name of the Major in office when the Obelisk was given to the town?
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This South African War Memorial (1905, listed grade II ) was created by F.W Doyle Jones (Hartlepool) in the form of an obelisk and is sited on the main way through the park.

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The Sundial
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Continue heading back towards the main gates and look for a large sun-dial
What word is used to define 'the hand that made us'? (one word)
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The Sundial was designed and manufactures by John Smith of South Stockton in late 1879 early 1880. It is Grade II listed and is described in the Department of Environments list of buildings of special architectural or historical interest.

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Tom Dresser
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Exit the park through the main gates and return to the area by the Cenotaph. Search the grassed area outside the Dorman Museum for a statue of Tom Dresser.
What year is written under Toms name?
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Tom's first job was at the local steel works of Dorman Long. Age 22 he enlisted and was quickly sent to France during WW1. He won his V C for 2 acts of bravery whilst fighting near Roeux. He returned to Middlesbrough and went on to serve in WW2 in the home guard. He died age 90.

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