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Joseph Priestley Statue

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7319 / 53°43'54"N

Longitude: -1.6599 / 1°39'35"W

OS Eastings: 422535

OS Northings: 426221

OS Grid: SE225262

Mapcode National: GBR JTV8.FY

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.GGTD

Plus Code: 9C5WP8JR+Q2

Entry Name: Joseph Priestley Statue

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300319

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340939

Location: Birstall and Birkenshaw, Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

SE 22 NW BATLEY MB MARKET PLACE
BIRSTALL

2/34 Joseph Priestley Statue

II


Bronze statue. Dated 1912. By Frances Darlington. Founder:
A Parlatti, London. Slightly larger than life bronze figure of
Joseph Priestly on grey granite tapering square base inscribed:

JOSEPH
PRIESTLEY
DISCOVERER
OF OXYGEN
BORN AT
FIELDHEAD
BIRSTALL
1733
ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION 1912

Important market place site.


Listing NGR: SE2253526221

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