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Ellesmere Memorial Including Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Worsley, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5036 / 53°30'12"N

Longitude: -2.4002 / 2°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 373554

OS Northings: 400841

OS Grid: SD735008

Mapcode National: GBR CWPX.5S

Mapcode Global: WH988.36BD

Entry Name: Ellesmere Memorial Including Railings

Listing Date: 1 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211995

Location: Salford, M28

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Worsley

Built-Up Area: Worsley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Worsley St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

WORSLEY LEIGH ROAD
SD 70 SW
(north side)
1/37 Ellesmere
Memorial,
1/8/74 including railings
- II

Memorial monument. 1859. By Driver and Weber of London as a
result of a competition judged by Charles Barry to
commemorate Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere. Ashlar,
but incorporating a band of Minton encaustic tiles and
corner columns of "the new serpentine discovered at the
Lizard". 2 main stages and a spire. The spire was originally
on top of a tall octagonal column, 132 ft. tall which has
now been removed. Lower stage has gabled angle buttress with
off-sets. Pointed arched aedicules on squat colonettes
framing arms and an inscription. Steep crocketed gable over
dwarf biforium with cusped arcade and crocketed gablets.
Heraldic finials at corners removed in c. 1980. Upper stage
is octagonal. Crocketed gables with pierced tympana
supported on colonnettes framing pointed arches which in
turn frame cusped pointed arches of which those on the
diagonal sides are blind. Octagonal spire with open lantern
stage of which each pointed opening is surmounted by a
gable. Iron railings with ornamental finials. The Builder,
July 24, 1858 and November 6, 1858.


Listing NGR: SD7355400841

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