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Peel Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsbottom, Bury

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VJMV6+9Q

Entry Name: Peel Monument

Listing Date: 17 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210658

Location: Ramsbottom, Bury, BL8

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: Ramsbottom

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Holcombe and Hawkshaw

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Tagged with: Monument

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Peel Monument



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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