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Latitude: 53.718 / 53°43'4"N
Longitude: -2.1054 / 2°6'19"W
OS Eastings: 393138
OS Northings: 424620
OS Grid: SD931246
Mapcode National: GBR FTQF.ZY
Mapcode Global: WHB8C.MTM3
Entry Name: The Fielden Statue
Listing Date: 22 February 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314073
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339059
Location: Todmorden, Calderdale, OL14
Civil Parish: Todmorden
Built-Up Area: Todmorden
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Todmorden St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
CENTRE VALE PARK
The Fielden Statue
Statue of John Fielden MP. In celebration of the 'Ten Hours Act' 1847, by J H Foley, RA. Designed 1863, cast and delivered 1869. Cast in bronze by Elkington and C. (Founders). Stands on granite plinth inscribed with the date of his birth, 17th January 1784 on one face and his death, 29 May 1849 on another. Standing figure in contemporary dress holding a document (probably the 'Ten Hours Act' which Fielden initiated). Originally sited on the side of the T own Hall then moved to Fielden Square prior to its present position. N Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (London 1979), p. 522.
Listing NGR: SD9313824620
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