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Statue to William Dennis, in Front of Kirton Town Hall, Kirton

Description: Statue to William Dennis, in Front of Kirton Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 192109

OS Grid Reference: TF3074438458
OS Grid Coordinates: 530744, 338458
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9276, -0.0564

Location: 23 B1192, Kirton, Lincolnshire PE20 1EF

Locality: Kirton
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE20 1EF

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Listing Text

(south side)

9/56 Statue to William
Dennis, in front
of Kirton Town Hall


Statue to William Dennis. 1930. Sculptor P. Lindsey Clark.
Ashlar and bronze. Portland stone base with carved panels to 3
sides representing potato production, drainage and wheat growing.
On the face the inscription "William Dennis 1841-1921". The
bronze figure is seated, with crossed ankles and a walking stick.
At the rear is his hat. William Dennis made his fortune with a
huge potato empire at the turn of the century and gave Kirton its
town hall outside which the statue is located. Kirton Town Hall,
mentioned in the address, is not a listed building. Source:
Neil R. Wright.

Listing NGR: TF3074438458

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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