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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356457
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212658
Location: Tameside, OL7
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
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
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