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Watt Statue

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4813 / 53°28'52"N

Longitude: -2.2367 / 2°14'12"W

OS Eastings: 384388

OS Northings: 398309

OS Grid: SJ843983

Mapcode National: GBR DLH.C1

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MR3K

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ7+G8

Entry Name: Watt Statue

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456030

Location: Piccadilly, 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: Manchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/28/296 (South side)
03/10/74 Watt Statue


Monument to James Watt. 1857, by William Theed the Younger.
Ashlar pedestal, bronze statue. Rectangular pedestal with
bowed ends, moulded base and cornice; bronze figure seated in
a chair. Copy of Chantrey's statue of Watt in Handsworth
parish church.

Listing NGR: SJ8438898309

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

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