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Kay Monument at Kay Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in East, Bury

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Latitude: 53.5919 / 53°35'30"N

Longitude: -2.2972 / 2°17'49"W

OS Eastings: 380426

OS Northings: 410633

OS Grid: SD804106

Mapcode National: GBR DVDX.G4

Mapcode Global: WH97Q.PZ97

Plus Code: 9C5VHPR3+Q4

Entry Name: Kay Monument at Kay Gardens

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210688

ID on this website: 101163636

Location: Kay Garden, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bury, Roch Valley

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Kay Monument at Kay Gardens

- II

1908, by W Venn Gough of Bristol. Memorial to John Kay, inventor of the Flying
Shuttle. An ornate, Italianate domed octagon, 34 ft high. 7 steps. Horizontally
rusticated based sandstone, re-used from old market. Main stage of 8 red granite
ionic columns broken forward under entablature frames panels depicting looms, except
on side bearing medallion of Kay. Dome of Portland stone encircled by balustrade,
surmounted by bronze figure of Fame and surrounded by smaller figures of Agriculture,
Engineering, Mining and Weaving.

Listing NGR: SD8042610633

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