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Mackenzie Memorial in Thompson Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7949 / 53°47'41"N

Longitude: -2.2355 / 2°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 384586

OS Northings: 433201

OS Grid: SD845332

Mapcode National: GBR DSTK.TC

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.MWP4

Entry Name: Mackenzie Memorial in Thompson Park

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467160

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bank Hall

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD83SW ORMEROD ROAD
906-1/3/107 (West side (off))
29/09/77 Mackenzie Memorial in Thompson Park

II

Memorial to Sir James Mackenzie, a famous local doctor. c1931.
Bronze bust by F Roslyn, set in pink granite niche mounted in
a sandstone ashlar wall. The wall is approximately 2m long,
0.5m deep and 3m high, with stepped sides and top; the niche
is round-headed with a bronze oak-leaf garland round the top;
the bust is life-sized, on a pedestal which has raised
lettering: "SIR JAMES / MACKENZIE / M.D., LL.D, F.R.S.,
F.R.C.P. / 1833-1925 / WHO ACHIEVED FAME / BY HIS RESEARCHES /
IN CONNECTION WITH / DISEASES OF THE HEART / AND WAS FROM /
1879 TO 1907 / A GENERAL PRACTITIONER / IN BURNLEY".

Listing NGR: SD8458633201

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Description


BURNLEY

SD83SW ORMEROD ROAD
906-1/3/107 (West side (off))
29/09/77 Mackenzie Memorial in Thompson Park

II

Memorial to Sir James Mackenzie, a famous local doctor. c1931.
Bronze bust by F Roslyn, set in pink granite niche mounted in
a sandstone ashlar wall. The wall is approximately 2m long,
0.5m deep and 3m high, with stepped sides and top; the niche
is round-headed with a bronze oak-leaf garland round the top;
the bust is life-sized, on a pedestal which has raised
lettering: "SIR JAMES / MACKENZIE / M.D., LL.D, F.R.S.,
F.R.C.P. / 1833-1925 / WHO ACHIEVED FAME / BY HIS RESEARCHES /
IN CONNECTION WITH / DISEASES OF THE HEART / AND WAS FROM /
1879 TO 1907 / A GENERAL PRACTITIONER / IN BURNLEY".

Listing NGR: SD8458633201

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