SJ8993 : Houldsworth Square Memorial (East face)

taken 7 years ago, near to Reddish, Stockport, Great Britain

Houldsworth Square Memorial  (East face)
Houldsworth Square Memorial (East face)
The memorial to William Houldsworth was designed and constructed by Messrs J & H Patterson of Manchester, the cost being met by public subscription. In design, it is similar to a monument in Douglas, Isle of Man, and it was unveiled on the 11 September 1920.

Viewed here looking from Houldsworth Square to Leamington Road.
Opposite view SJ8993 : Houldsworth Square Memorial (West face).

The memorial is made of sandstone with pink granite pillars supporting a clock having four faces. Three sides carry the dedication inscription SJ8993 : Dedication to William Houldsworth, a bronze portrait plaque SJ8993 : William Houlsdworth bronze portrait plaque and a drinking fountain SJ8993 : Former Drinking Fountain, respectively. The ground-level animal troughs have been removed.

In 1986 it was moved to the centre of a raised brick-paved area with seating, when Houldsworth Square was redesigned as part of a community programme.

More information about William Houldsworth can be found at LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Clock Tower 
Person (from Tags)
William Houldsworth 
Date (from Tags)
1920  1986 
Building Material (from Tags)
Sandstone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 894 934 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.2470N 2:9.6165W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 894 934
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Memorial  Clock Tower  J & H Patterson  Drinking Fountain 

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