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Monument to Adam Westwell Circa 40 Metres West of Church of St James, Accrington

Description: Monument to Adam Westwell Circa 40 Metres West of Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183828

OS Grid Reference: SD7596228492
OS Grid Coordinates: 375962, 428492
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7522, -2.3660

Location: St James' Street, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 1LN

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 1LN

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
Monument to Adam Westwell
7/31 c. 40 metres west of Church of St. James

Monument to Adam Westwell (died 1859) member of Accrington Brass Band,
dated 1860. Stone. Pedestal of square section architecturally composed
to resemble the top stage of a Gothic church tower, bearing a draped
musical instrument in place of a spire: square base, moulded plinth,
diagonal buttresses, chamfered cornice, parapet pierced by quatrefoils
with crocketed pinnacles at the corners. Each face of the pedestal has
a panel in a multifoil arch (with carving in the spandrels which
includes musical instruments); inscription in panel on west side states
that monument was erected by members and friends of the Accrington Brass
Band in remembrance of Adam Westwell "WHO FOR MANY YEARS WAS AN
(Ophicleide was a keyed brass wind instrument).

Listing NGR: SD7596228492

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Source: English Heritage

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