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Latitude: 53.5166 / 53°30'59"N
Longitude: -2.7185 / 2°43'6"W
OS Eastings: 352456
OS Northings: 402457
OS Grid: SD524024
Mapcode National: GBR 9WGS.83
Mapcode Global: WH86S.6VRY
Entry Name: Wellington Monument Approximately 170 Metres East of Bispham Hall
Listing Date: 23 August 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068435
English Heritage Legacy ID: 213590
Location: Wigan, WN5
Electoral Ward/Division: Orrell
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Orrell St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
BILLINGE-WITH-WINSTANLEY CRANK ROAD
SD 50 SW
107m. east of
23.8.66 Bispham Hall
Monument to Duke of Wellington and the victors of Waterloo.
1815. Stone. Square plinth and obelisk supporting ball
finial. Inscriptions in English and Latin to cornice and
base of plinth and to oval panels to sides, including lists
of victorious generals. That to front reads: "TO THE/MOST
NOBLE AND ILLUSTRIOUS/ARTHUR/DUKE OF WELLINGTON/AND THE
BRAVE HEROES OF BRITAIN AND THE CONTINENT/WHO UNDER HIS
AUSPICIOUS GENIUS AND COMMAND/SO GLORIOUSLY ACCOMPLISHED THE
DOWNFALL OF/TYRANNY AND THE RESTORATION OF LIBERTY TO
EUROPE/ON THE PLAIN OF WATERLOO/JUNE 18th AD 1815"
Listing NGR: SD5245602457
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