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Monument to John Wilkinson Approximately 17 Metres North of Junction with Dixon Wood Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lindale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2154 / 54°12'55"N

Longitude: -2.8933 / 2°53'35"W

OS Eastings: 341842

OS Northings: 480331

OS Grid: SD418803

Mapcode National: GBR 8M7P.DN

Mapcode Global: WH83D.J9GR

Plus Code: 9C6V6484+5M

Entry Name: Monument to John Wilkinson Approximately 17 Metres North of Junction with Dixon Wood Close

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422219

Location: Upper Allithwaite, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Upper Allithwaite

Built-Up Area: Lindale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Lindale St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 48 SW
11/115 Monument to John
Wilkinson approx.
25.3.70 17m north of junction
with Dixon Wood Close


Monument. 1808. Cast iron painted black with some gilding. Square base,
bolted to stone steps, has inscription: "LABORE ET HONORE" in raised gilded
letters. Plain plinth has memorial inscription, the letters to 1st 2 words:
"HERE LIES" removed. Obelisk has round plaque with gilded relief profile bust
of Wilkinson above inscription, and top ball and lightning conductor. Plaques
to rear (north) face record the monument's later history. The monument was
erected on Wilkinson's grave in the garden of his house Castlehead. Removed
when body re-interred in Lindale churchyard and re-erected in present position
in 1863. Restored in 1984.

Listing NGR: SD4184280331

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