HUGH MASON MEMORIAL STATUE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356457
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
HUGH MASON MEMORIAL STATUE, TRAFALGAR SQUARE, ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE, OL7 0LN

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Location

Statutory Address:
HUGH MASON MEMORIAL STATUE, TRAFALGAR SQUARE, ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE, OL7 0LN

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

District:
Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ9291198123

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 2/11/2017

SJ 99 NW 4/10

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE TRAFALGAR SQUARE Hugh Mason memorial statue

(Formerly listed under HENRY SQUARE)

GV II Statue. 1887. Sculptor J.W. Swynnerton. Bronze statue on polished granite pedestal. Life-size statue of Hugh Mason on pedestal inscribed "Hugh Mason, born 1817 died 1886". The monument originally stood in Chester Square. Hugh Mason was a much loved and revered local industrialist and philosopher. He established Oxford Mills and built the adjacent workers' housing.

The statue was moved to its current location during the mid 1990s.

Listing NGR: SJ9291198123

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
212658
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: 06 Oct 2001
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