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Statue of Lord Frederick Cavendish at Junction with North Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1143 / 54°6'51"N

Longitude: -3.236 / 3°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 319297

OS Northings: 469420

OS Grid: SD192694

Mapcode National: GBR 5NVV.6W

Mapcode Global: WH72H.8V88

Plus Code: 9C6R4Q77+PH

Entry Name: Statue of Lord Frederick Cavendish at Junction with North Road

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388479

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

Electoral Ward/Division: Hindpool

Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


708-1/5/74 Statue of Lord Frederick Cavendish
06/05/76 at junction with North Road


Statue on plinth. Unveiled 30.6.1885. Sculptor: Albert Bruce
Joy. Granite pedestal to bronze statue. 3-step plinth to
square pedestal with Shakespearian inscription on the die.
Figure of Lord Cavendish wearing an Inverness cape, his right
foot forward and his left hand on his hip. Lord Cavendish, 2nd
son of the 7th Duke of Devonshire, was Irish Secretary when
assassinated at Phoenix Park, Dublin in 1882. The statue
unveiled by his brother Lord Spencer. Originally situated
opposite the Town Hall (qv).
(The Barrow in Furness Almanack and Tide Tables: Barrow in
Furness: 1886-: 64; Trescatheric B: Barrow in Furness in Old
Picture Postcards: Netherlands: PL 1).

Listing NGR: SD1929769420

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

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