OBELISK ADJACENT TO SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1309446

Date first listed: 15-Jul-1966

Statutory Address: OBELISK ADJACENT TO SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, MARKET PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: OBELISK ADJACENT TO SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, MARKET PLACE

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 67613 03104

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ATHERTON MARKET PLACE SD 60 SE 2/7 Obelisk adjacent to south-east corner of Church of St. John the 15/7/66 Baptist G.V. II Obelisk. 1781. Probably erected for Robert Vernon Atherton. Restored 1867. The shaft, largely dating from 1867, has sunk panels in each face. It stands on a rusticated pedestal and stylobate. Marks the site of a former ancient fair but still acts as a prominent focal point.

Listing NGR: SD6761303104

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 213475

Legacy System: LBS

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