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Staircase and Exedra in Jubilee Park, Middleton

Description: Staircase and Exedra in Jubilee Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 213449

OS Grid Reference: SD8714706308
OS Grid Coordinates: 387147, 406308
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5532, -2.1955

Location: St Leonard's Street, Middleton, Rochdale M24 6TJ

Locality: Middleton
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: M24 6TJ

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Listing Text

SD 80 NE
(east side)
Staircase and
- Exedra in
Jubilee Park
Monumental staircase and exedra. 1906. By Edgar Wood.
Sandstone. 21 steps lead up to a semi-circular enclosure, at
one time with a central fountain, which has seats and an
inscription: "Who works not for his fellows his thoughts
grow poor and dwindle and his heart grudges each beat as
misers a dole". The surrounding walls have U-shaped cut-
outs. The quality of materials, planning, design and
craftsmanship are all of the highest standard. The steps
lead up to the church and are on the axis of the tower,
adding dramatic effect to the view from Long Street to the
church on top of the hill.

Listing NGR: SD8714906308

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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