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Peel Monument, Holcombe

Description: Peel Monument

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 210658

OS Grid Reference: SD7774916375
OS Grid Coordinates: 377749, 416375
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6434, -2.3380

Location: Ramsbottom, Bury BL8 4NR

Locality: Holcombe
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL8 4NR

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Listing Text

3/127 Holcombe

17.2.84 Peel Monument

- II

1851-2. In tribute to Sir Robert Peel in effecting repeal of Corn Laws. Designed
by the members of the Monument Committee: Grant, Ashton, Knowles, Gorton and possibly
Cunliffe. At instance of William Grant, Chairman, the Tower was built in line with
St Andrew's Church Tower as viewed from his own Nuttall Hall. Rubble, partly coursed.
128 ft high. Square. Narrow, slightly tapering upper stage, with 4 storage of
single 2-light mullioned window to each face and corbelled battlemented top. Wide
base of single storey, with one and 2-light windows, is also battlemented. Conspi-
cuous landmark.

Listing NGR: SD7774916375

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Source: English Heritage

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