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  • Tyldesley Monument (east side)
Grade II

Tyldesley Monument (east side)

Wigan Lane, Wigan

Listed Date: 24/10/1951
Part of Group: No
At Risk: No
Historic England Ref: 352 (Link)


Monument commemorating Sir Thomas Tyldesley killed on this spot during the battle of Wigan Lane in 1651. Erected 1679 by Alexander Rigby Esq (then High Sheriff of Lancashire); restored 1886 by Wigan Corporation.

Sir Thomas Tyldesley's family home was Morleys Hall. Link

A brief history of its inscription by Peter J Tyldesley  Link