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The Fielden Statue

A Grade II Listed Building in Todmorden, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.718 / 53°43'4"N

Longitude: -2.1054 / 2°6'19"W

OS Eastings: 393138

OS Northings: 424620

OS Grid: SD931246

Mapcode National: GBR FTQF.ZY

Mapcode Global: WHB8C.MTM3

Entry Name: The Fielden Statue

Listing Date: 22 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339059

Location: Todmorden, Calderdale, OL14

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Todmorden

Built-Up Area: Todmorden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Todmorden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


SD 9324
SD 931246
The Fielden Statue

Statue of John Fielden MP. In celebration of the 'Ten Hours Act' 1847, by J H Foley, RA. Designed 1863, cast and delivered 1869. Cast in bronze by Elkington and C. (Founders). Stands on granite plinth inscribed with the date of his birth, 17th January 1784 on one face and his death, 29 May 1849 on another. Standing figure in contemporary dress holding a document (probably the 'Ten Hours Act' which Fielden initiated). Originally sited on the side of the T own Hall then moved to Fielden Square prior to its present position. N Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (London 1979), p. 522.

Listing NGR: SD9313824620

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