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Latitude: 53.6434 / 53°38'36"N
Longitude: -2.338 / 2°20'16"W
OS Eastings: 377749
OS Northings: 416375
OS Grid: SD777163
Mapcode National: GBR DV39.MN
Mapcode Global: WH97J.1PX7
Entry Name: Peel Monument
Listing Date: 17 February 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163433
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210658
Location: Bury, BL8
Electoral Ward/Division: Ramsbottom
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Holcombe and Hawkshaw
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 71 NE, 3/127
1851-1852. In tribute to Sir Robert Peel in effecting repeal of Corn Laws. Designed
by the members of the Monument Committee: Grant, Ashton, Knowles, Gorton and possibly
Cunliffe. At instance of William Grant, Chairman, the Tower was built in line with
St Andrew's Church Tower as viewed from his own Nuttall Hall. Rubble, partly coursed.
128 ft high. Square. Narrow, slightly tapering upper stage, with 4 storage of
single 2-light mullioned window to each face and corbelled battlemented top. Wide
base of single storey, with one and 2-light windows, is also battlemented. Conspicuous landmark.
Listing NGR: SD7774916375
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