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Dalton Statue in Forecourt of Dalton College

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4719 / 53°28'18"N

Longitude: -2.2404 / 2°14'25"W

OS Eastings: 384138

OS Northings: 397267

OS Grid: SJ841972

Mapcode National: GBR DKL.KD

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KZBR

Entry Name: Dalton Statue in Forecourt of Dalton College

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388010

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hulme The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/20/62 (South side)
03/10/74 Dalton Statue in forecourt of Dalton


Statue of John Dalton (1766-1844), chemist and physicist.
1854, by William Theed the younger. Bronze statue on stone
plinth. Seated figure wearing draped academic gown and
knee-breaches. Base inscribed "Cast by Robinson & Cottam,
Pimlico, London". History: John Dalton established the C19
theory that atoms were the smallest particles of matter
(superseded in 1897 by the work of J.J.Thomson). Statue
removed to this site from Piccadilly Gardens in 1961, on
completion of Dalton College.

Listing NGR: SJ8413897267

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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