ABRAHAM LINCOLN STATUE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1293302
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
ABRAHAM LINCOLN STATUE, BRAZENNOSE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABRAHAM LINCOLN STATUE, BRAZENNOSE STREET

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 83695 98134

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8398SE BRAZENNOSE STREET 698-1/1/869 (South side) 03/10/74 Abraham Lincoln Statue (Formerly Listed as: PLATT FIELDS PARK, Fallowfield Abraham Lincoln Statue to south of Platt Hall)

II

Statue. 1919. By George Gray Barnard. Bronze. Over-life-size statue on high late C20 plinth. This statue by the American sculptor George Gray Barnard (1863-1938) is another cast of that installed in Lytle Park, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1917 and was given to the City of Manchester in 1919 by Mr and Mrs Charles Phelps Taft, of Cincinnati, the Sulgrave Institution, and the Anglo-American Society. Since a suitable city -centre site could not be found it was set in Platt Fields Park and then was resited in Lincoln Square in 1986.

Listing NGR: SJ8369598134

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387946
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: 28 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/01463/07
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