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Hugh Mason Memorial Statue

A Grade II Listed Building in St Peter's, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4798 / 53°28'47"N

Longitude: -2.1083 / 2°6'29"W

OS Eastings: 392911

OS Northings: 398123

OS Grid: SJ929981

Mapcode National: GBR FXQ6.C9

Mapcode Global: WHB9J.LS8P

Entry Name: Hugh Mason Memorial Statue

Listing Date: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212658

Location: Tameside, OL7

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Ashton-under-Lyne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ashton-under-Lyne The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 2/11/2017

SJ 99 NW

Hugh Mason memorial statue

(Formerly listed under HENRY SQUARE)

Statue. 1887. Sculptor J.W. Swynnerton. Bronze statue on polished granite pedestal. Life-size statue of Hugh Mason on pedestal inscribed "Hugh Mason, born 1817 died 1886". The monument originally stood in Chester Square. Hugh Mason was a much loved and revered local industrialist and philosopher. He established Oxford Mills and built the adjacent workers' housing.

The statue was moved to its current location during the mid 1990s.

Listing NGR: SJ9291198123

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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