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Walmesley Monument in Front of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5495 / 53°32'58"N

Longitude: -2.6284 / 2°37'42"W

OS Eastings: 358458

OS Northings: 406055

OS Grid: SD584060

Mapcode National: GBR BW2D.RB

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.L1KQ

Plus Code: 9C5VG9XC+QJ

Entry Name: Walmesley Monument in Front of Church of St John

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Last Amended: 8 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484958

Location: Wigan Central, Wigan, WN1

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan St George

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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24-1/6/74 (East side)
11/07/83 Walmesley monument in front of
Church of St John
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Cross standing in front of Church of
St John)


Commemorative cross. Dated 1852 on base, said to be by Augustus
Welby Northmore Pugin (Pevsner). Commemorates Charles and
Elizabeth Walmesley.
Sandstone. Mounted on 3 square steps; square pedestal with
dedicatory inscription; square shaft with roll-moulded
corners, shields and symbols of the Evangelists at the base,
figures of the Virgin and St John on corbels at the top, and a
crocketed gablet. Forms group with Church of St John (qv) and
with No.93 (St John's Club, qv).
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: South Lancashire: 1969-:

Listing NGR: SD5845806055

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