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Tyldesley Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5549 / 53°33'17"N

Longitude: -2.6278 / 2°37'40"W

OS Eastings: 358503

OS Northings: 406652

OS Grid: SD585066

Mapcode National: GBR BW2B.WD

Mapcode Global: WH97R.LXV5

Entry Name: Tyldesley Monument

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485009

Location: Wigan, WN1

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan Central

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wigan St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


WIGAN

SD50NE WIGAN LANE
24-1/2/124 (East side)
24/10/51 Tyldesley Monument

II

Monument commemorating Sir Thomas Tyldesley, killed on this
spot during battle of Wigan Lane in 1651. Erected 1679 by
Alexander Rigby Esq (then High Sheriff of Lancashire);
restored 1886 by Wigan Corporation. Coursed sandstone blocks.
Pier approximately 1m square and 5 metres high; pedestal with
moulded coping; moulded cornice with ball finial. Near the top
of each side is a slate plaque (of 1886), that on the west
front with a long inscription (presumably copying original
wording by Alexander Rigby), that on the south side recording
the restoration, and the others blank.

Listing NGR: SD5850306652

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

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