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Statue of Joseph Howarth

A Grade II Listed Building in Alexandra, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5324 / 53°31'56"N

Longitude: -2.105 / 2°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 393140

OS Northings: 403972

OS Grid: SD931039

Mapcode National: GBR FWRL.2G

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.MGVW

Entry Name: Statue of Joseph Howarth

Listing Date: 23 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388867

Location: Oldham, OL8

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Glodwick St Mark with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


780-1/3/6 Statue of Joseph Howarth


Statue of Joseph Howarth. Erected 1868. H.Burnett of Oldham,
sculptor. Polished granite and sandstone. High granite plinth
with cornice carries life-size figure in sandstone, carrying a
bell and stick and wearing a top hat. Joseph Howarth was known
as the blind bellman of Oldham, and the statue was erected by
public subscription.

Listing NGR: SD9314003972

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

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