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Scott Monument in Scott Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7818 / 53°46'54"N

Longitude: -2.2569 / 2°15'24"W

OS Eastings: 383167

OS Northings: 431745

OS Grid: SD831317

Mapcode National: GBR DSPQ.52

Mapcode Global: WHB83.96JN

Entry Name: Scott Monument in Scott Park

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467213

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Coal Clough with Deerplay

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley (Habergham Eaves) St Matthew the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD83SW SCOTT PARK ROAD, Rose Hill
906-1/3/245 (South side)
29/09/77 Scott Monument in Scott Park

II

Monument to benefactor; commemorates Alderman John Hargreaves
Scott who bequeathed land for making this park. Dated 1895 on
south side; slightly vandalised 1991. Sandstone ashlar with
some polished pink granite and a marble bust (missing at time
of survey 1991). Jacobean/Renaissance style. Square plan.
In the form of a large and elaborate tester, with square
panelled clasping pilasters to the plinth, a round-headed arch
in each side with panelled pilasters and banded head, and 3
polished granite colonnettes at each corner carrying a very
elaborate entablature with vase finials to the corners and a
central octagon from which rises an octagonal pillar with a
moulded cap surmounted by a flaming urn finial with S-shaped
supporters. Under this canopy the centre of the plinth has a
square panelled pedestal for the bust of Alderman Scott. The
north and south sides of the plinth have lettered plaques
recording the benefaction and the date of opening of the park.


Listing NGR: SD8316731745

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