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WELLINGTON MONUMENT APPROXIMATELY 170 METRES EAST OF BISPHAM HALL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: WELLINGTON MONUMENT APPROXIMATELY 170 METRES EAST OF BISPHAM HALL

List entry Number: 1068435

Location

WELLINGTON MONUMENT APPROXIMATELY 170 METRES EAST OF BISPHAM HALL, CRANK ROAD

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213590

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BILLINGE-WITH-WINSTANLEY CRANK ROAD SD 50 SW (west side) 8/33 Wellington Monument approx. 107m. east of 23.8.66 Bispham Hall G.V. II Monument to Duke of Wellington and the victors of Waterloo. 1815. Stone. Square plinth and obelisk supporting ball finial. Inscriptions in English and Latin to cornice and base of plinth and to oval panels to sides, including lists of victorious generals. That to front reads: "TO THE/MOST NOBLE AND ILLUSTRIOUS/ARTHUR/DUKE OF WELLINGTON/AND THE BRAVE HEROES OF BRITAIN AND THE CONTINENT/WHO UNDER HIS AUSPICIOUS GENIUS AND COMMAND/SO GLORIOUSLY ACCOMPLISHED THE DOWNFALL OF/TYRANNY AND THE RESTORATION OF LIBERTY TO EUROPE/ON THE PLAIN OF WATERLOO/JUNE 18th AD 1815"

Listing NGR: SD5245602457

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National Grid Reference: SD 52456 02457

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