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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384574
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485009
Location: Wigan, WN1
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
SD50NE WIGAN LANE
24-1/2/124 (East side)
24/10/51 Tyldesley Monument
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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