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Description: Memorial to Isaac Jackson C30 Yards South of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239472
OS Grid Reference: NZ0850263676
OS Grid Coordinates: 408502, 563676
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9676, -1.8687
NZ 0863 - 0963 OVINGHAM WEST ROAD
22/117 Memorial to Isaac Jackson
c30 yards south of
Church of St. Mary
Churchyard memorial. 1862. Ashlar. Obelisk on plinth. Inscribed:
In memory of Isaac Jackson
A man of singular integrity and simplicity of character
and of great mechanical ingenuity
Lead plate on right return says:
Isaac Jackson, original inventor of the double
3-legged gravity escapement made for a clock for
Rbt. Stephenson in 1857.
Included mainly for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NZ0850263676
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Source: English Heritage
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