MONUMENT TO ADAM WESTWELL CIRCA 40 METRES WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072759
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO ADAM WESTWELL CIRCA 40 METRES WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES, ST JAMES STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO ADAM WESTWELL CIRCA 40 METRES WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES, ST JAMES STREET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Hyndburn (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 75962 28492

Details

ACCRINGTON ST. JAMES STREET SD 72 NE Monument to Adam Westwell 7/31 c. 40 metres west of Church of St. James - GV II

Monument to Adam Westwell (died 1859) member of Accrington Brass Band, dated 1860. Stone. Pedestal of square section architecturally composed to resemble the top stage of a Gothic church tower, bearing a draped musical instrument in place of a spire: square base, moulded plinth, diagonal buttresses, chamfered cornice, parapet pierced by quatrefoils with crocketed pinnacles at the corners. Each face of the pedestal has a panel in a multifoil arch (with carving in the spandrels which includes musical instruments); inscription in panel on west side states that monument was erected by members and friends of the Accrington Brass Band in remembrance of Adam Westwell "WHO FOR MANY YEARS WAS AN ACCOMPLISHED OPHICLEIDE PLAYER IN THE ABOVE BAND MDCCCLX". (Ophicleide was a keyed brass wind instrument).

Listing NGR: SD7596228492

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183828
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.

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Date: 31 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13072/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bruce Ough. Source Historic England Archive
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