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Description: Wellington Monument Approximately 170 Metres East of Bispham Hall
Date Listed: 23 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 213590
OS Grid Reference: SD5245602457
OS Grid Coordinates: 352456, 402457
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5166, -2.7185
BILLINGE-WITH-WINSTANLEY CRANK ROAD
SD 50 SW
107m. east of
23.8.66 Bispham Hall
Monument to Duke of Wellington and the victors of Waterloo.
1815. Stone. Square plinth and obelisk supporting ball
finial. Inscriptions in English and Latin to cornice and
base of plinth and to oval panels to sides, including lists
of victorious generals. That to front reads: "TO THE/MOST
NOBLE AND ILLUSTRIOUS/ARTHUR/DUKE OF WELLINGTON/AND THE
BRAVE HEROES OF BRITAIN AND THE CONTINENT/WHO UNDER HIS
AUSPICIOUS GENIUS AND COMMAND/SO GLORIOUSLY ACCOMPLISHED THE
DOWNFALL OF/TYRANNY AND THE RESTORATION OF LIBERTY TO
EUROPE/ON THE PLAIN OF WATERLOO/JUNE 18th AD 1815"
Listing NGR: SD5245602457
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Source: English Heritage
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