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Monument C20 Yards to North of Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Winsford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1925 / 53°11'32"N

Longitude: -2.5479 / 2°32'52"W

OS Eastings: 363488

OS Northings: 366294

OS Grid: SJ634662

Mapcode National: GBR 7R.2ZKD

Mapcode Global: WH99Q.T0WX

Entry Name: Monument C20 Yards to North of Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57379

Location: Winsford, Cheshire West and Chester, CW7

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Winsford

Built-Up Area: Winsford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Over St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

WINSFORD FORMER U.D. DELAMERE STREET
SJ 66 NW
4/95 Monument c. 20 yards to
North of Church of
St. John the Evangelist
-
GV II
Monument to those who died in the fire at Over Cotton mill. 1874. Yellow
sandstone ashlar. Square plinth with chamfered edge. Moulded base
above this also with chamfered edge. Slightly tapering square body
above with octagonal top which has gables and a cross to the centre,
East face bears inscription which heads:

THIS MONUMENT WAS
ERECTED BY PUBLIC
SUBSCRIPTION IN MEMORY
OF THOSE WHOSE NAMES ARE
HERE INSCRIBED AND WHO
LOST THEIR LIVES BY THE
FIRE WHICH OCCURRED AT THE
OVER COTTON MILL ON THE
TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF OCTOBER
IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND
EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FOUR
"AND WHAT I SAY UNTO YOU I SAY
UNTO ALL. WATCH." St Mark 13.37.

On either return are inscribed four names of those who died, the
oldest being thirty-four years, the youngest three months.


Listing NGR: SJ6348866294

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