Ellesmere Memorial

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1067490
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
Ellesmere Memorial, Manchester Road

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Ordnance survey map of Ellesmere Memorial
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Location

Statutory Address:
Ellesmere Memorial, Manchester Road

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Salford (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD7381803041

Details

SD 70 SW 1/43

WORSLEY MANCHESTER ROAD (north side) Ellesmere Memorial

GV II Memorial to Harriet, widow of the first Earl of Ellesmere. 1868. By T.G Jackson as a result of a competition judged by Street. Stone. A tabernacle topped by a tall pinnacle with rich elaboration in a Gothic style. A battered plinth supports cusped arches on each of four sides which are framed by crocketted gables and corner pinnacles. Inside the arches is an unexpected stumpy column which supports the two stages above. The middle stage has elaborate niches which house figures of charity, munificence, prudence and piety. Gablets in the top stage stand on small columns and the whole is topped by a cross finial. Small figures of a cotton-worker, a collier, and two factory girls have been removed.

Listing NGR: SD7381803041

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212001
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Jun 2000
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