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ELLESMERE MEMORIAL INCLUDING RAILINGS

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: ELLESMERE MEMORIAL INCLUDING RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1356707

Location

ELLESMERE MEMORIAL INCLUDING RAILINGS, LEIGH ROAD

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

County:

District: Salford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 211995

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WORSLEY LEIGH ROAD SD 70 SW (north side) 1/37 Ellesmere Memorial, 1/8/74 including railings - II

Memorial monument. 1859. By Driver and Weber of London as a result of a competition judged by Charles Barry to commemorate Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere. Ashlar, but incorporating a band of Minton encaustic tiles and corner columns of "the new serpentine discovered at the Lizard". 2 main stages and a spire. The spire was originally on top of a tall octagonal column, 132 ft. tall which has now been removed. Lower stage has gabled angle buttress with off-sets. Pointed arched aedicules on squat colonettes framing arms and an inscription. Steep crocketed gable over dwarf biforium with cusped arcade and crocketed gablets. Heraldic finials at corners removed in c. 1980. Upper stage is octagonal. Crocketed gables with pierced tympana supported on colonnettes framing pointed arches which in turn frame cusped pointed arches of which those on the diagonal sides are blind. Octagonal spire with open lantern stage of which each pointed opening is surmounted by a gable. Iron railings with ornamental finials. The Builder, July 24, 1858 and November 6, 1858.

Listing NGR: SD7355400841

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in 6 November, (1858)
'The Builder' in 24 July, (1858)

National Grid Reference: SD 73554 00841

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