TYLDESLEY MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384574
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
TYLDESLEY MONUMENT, WIGAN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TYLDESLEY MONUMENT, WIGAN LANE

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58503 06652

Details

WIGAN

SD50NE WIGAN LANE 24-1/2/124 (East side) 24/10/51 Tyldesley Monument

II

Monument commemorating Sir Thomas Tyldesley, killed on this spot during battle of Wigan Lane in 1651. Erected 1679 by Alexander Rigby Esq (then High Sheriff of Lancashire); restored 1886 by Wigan Corporation. Coursed sandstone blocks. Pier approximately 1m square and 5 metres high; pedestal with moulded coping; moulded cornice with ball finial. Near the top of each side is a slate plaque (of 1886), that on the west front with a long inscription (presumably copying original wording by Alexander Rigby), that on the south side recording the restoration, and the others blank.







Listing NGR: SD5850306652

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
485009
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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