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Latitude: 53.5919 / 53°35'30"N
Longitude: -2.2972 / 2°17'49"W
OS Eastings: 380426
OS Northings: 410633
OS Grid: SD804106
Mapcode National: GBR DVDX.G4
Mapcode Global: WH97Q.PZ97
Entry Name: Kay Monument at Kay Gardens
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163636
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210688
Location: Bury, BL9
Electoral Ward/Division: East
Built-Up Area: Bury
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bury, Roch Valley
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 8010 NW MARKET STREET
Kay Monument at Kay Gardens
1908, by W Venn Gough of Bristol. Memorial to John Kay, inventor of the Flying
Shuttle. An ornate, Italianate domed octagon, 34 ft high. 7 steps. Horizontally
rusticated based sandstone, re-used from old market. Main stage of 8 red granite
ionic columns broken forward under entablature frames panels depicting looms, except
on side bearing medallion of Kay. Dome of Portland stone encircled by balustrade,
surmounted by bronze figure of Fame and surrounded by smaller figures of Agriculture,
Engineering, Mining and Weaving.
Listing NGR: SD8042610633
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