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Latitude: 53.4719 / 53°28'18"N
Longitude: -2.2404 / 2°14'25"W
OS Eastings: 384138
OS Northings: 397267
OS Grid: SJ841972
Mapcode National: GBR DKL.KD
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KZBR
Entry Name: Dalton Statue in Forecourt of Dalton College
Listing Date: 3 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197791
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388010
Location: Manchester, M1
Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Hulme The Ascension
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SJ8497 CHESTER STREET
698-1/20/62 (South side)
03/10/74 Dalton Statue in forecourt of Dalton
Statue of John Dalton (1766-1844), chemist and physicist.
1854, by William Theed the younger. Bronze statue on stone
plinth. Seated figure wearing draped academic gown and
knee-breaches. Base inscribed "Cast by Robinson & Cottam,
Pimlico, London". History: John Dalton established the C19
theory that atoms were the smallest particles of matter
(superseded in 1897 by the work of J.J.Thomson). Statue
removed to this site from Piccadilly Gardens in 1961, on
completion of Dalton College.
Listing NGR: SJ8413897267
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