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Tyldesley Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigan Central, Wigan

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VH93C+WV

Entry Name: Tyldesley Monument

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485009

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 Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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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

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