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Abraham Lincoln Statue

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4797 / 53°28'46"N

Longitude: -2.2471 / 2°14'49"W

OS Eastings: 383695

OS Northings: 398134

OS Grid: SJ836981

Mapcode National: GBR DJH.3M

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GS5S

Plus Code: 9C5VFQH3+V4

Entry Name: Abraham Lincoln Statue

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387946

Location: Manchester, M2

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 St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/1/869 (South side)
03/10/74 Abraham Lincoln Statue
(Formerly Listed as:
Abraham Lincoln Statue to south of
Platt Hall)


Statue. 1919. By George Gray Barnard. Bronze. Over-life-size
statue on high late C20 plinth. This statue by the American
sculptor George Gray Barnard (1863-1938) is another cast of
that installed in Lytle Park, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1917 and
was given to the City of Manchester in 1919 by Mr and Mrs
Charles Phelps Taft, of Cincinnati, the Sulgrave Institution,
and the Anglo-American Society. Since a suitable city -centre
site could not be found it was set in Platt Fields Park and
then was resited in Lincoln Square in 1986.

Listing NGR: SJ8369598134

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