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Ellesmere Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkden, Salford

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Latitude: 53.5234 / 53°31'24"N

Longitude: -2.3964 / 2°23'46"W

OS Eastings: 373818

OS Northings: 403041

OS Grid: SD738030

Mapcode National: GBR CWPP.ZP

Mapcode Global: WH982.5P4S

Plus Code: 9C5VGJF3+9C

Entry Name: Ellesmere Memorial

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212001

Location: Salford, M28

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Walkden South

Built-Up Area: Walkden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Walkden Moor St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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MANCHESTER ROAD (north side)
Ellesmere Memorial

Memorial to Harriet, widow of the first Earl of Ellesmere. 1868. By T.G Jackson as a result of a competition judged by Street. Stone. A tabernacle topped by a tall pinnacle with rich elaboration in a Gothic style. A battered plinth supports cusped arches on each of four sides which are framed by crocketted gables and corner pinnacles. Inside the arches is an unexpected stumpy column which supports the two stages above. The middle stage has elaborate niches which house figures of charity, munificence, prudence and piety. Gablets in the top stage stand on small columns and the whole is topped by a cross finial. Small figures of a cotton-worker, a collier, and two factory girls have been removed.

Listing NGR: SD7381803041

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