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Working Men's Monument in Burial Ground to South of Milnes Orangery

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6824 / 53°40'56"N

Longitude: -1.5048 / 1°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 432803

OS Northings: 420771

OS Grid: SE328207

Mapcode National: GBR KTYV.0P

Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.VPLW

Plus Code: 9C5WMFJW+X3

Entry Name: Working Men's Monument in Burial Ground to South of Milnes Orangery

Listing Date: 1 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441429

Location: Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield North

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wakefield St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

1. BACK LANE
5115 (North Side)

Working men's monument
in burial ground to
south of Milnes orangery
(Unitarian Chapel Hall)
SE 3220 NE 1/55

II

2.
Dated 1850. Broken column on tall plinth with inscription in panel: WORKING
MEN'S MONUMENT. This column was erected by the voluntary subscriptions of
999 inhabitants of Wakefield and neighbourhood to the late Joseph Horner Jr,
corn miller of this tour, as a testimonial of the high respect and esteem with
which they regarded him for his unflinching, persevering and consistent advocacy
of the religious, moral, social and political rights and liberties of the people.


Listing NGR: SE3280320771

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

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