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Wellington Monument Approximately 170 Metres East of Bispham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Orrell, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5166 / 53°30'59"N

Longitude: -2.7185 / 2°43'6"W

OS Eastings: 352456

OS Northings: 402457

OS Grid: SD524024

Mapcode National: GBR 9WGS.83

Mapcode Global: WH86S.6VRY

Entry Name: Wellington Monument Approximately 170 Metres East of Bispham Hall

Listing Date: 23 August 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213590

Location: Wigan, WN5

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Orrell

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Orrell St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

BILLINGE-WITH-WINSTANLEY CRANK ROAD
SD 50 SW
(west side)
8/33 Wellington
Monument approx.
107m. east of
23.8.66 Bispham Hall
G.V. II
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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