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Dukinfield Statues

Dukinfield MapDukinfield map

1. Current Position

Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield

2. Date of unveiling

14 November 2008

3. Title

Dukinfield Bronze Heritage Map

4. Name of Designer/Sculptor/Contractor

Leander Architectural

5. Members/Officers

Dukinfield Members: Brian Wild, John Taylor, Jackie Lane, Service Unit Manager (Arts & Events), & Senior Arts & Events Manager

6. More Information

This is one in a series of maps, which highlight places of interest and historical significance in the local area. Cast bronze map mounted on an oak, shingle roofed lectern.
 

 

Colonel DuckenfieldColonel Duckenfield

1. Current Position

Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield

2. Date of unveiling

1 April 2007

3. Title

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Duckenfield

4. Name of Designer/Sculptor/Contractor

UK Bronze

5. Members/Officers

Dukinfield Members: Brian Wild, John Taylor, Jackie Lane (Project Head of Heritage & Tourism), Service Unit Manager (Arts & Events), Senior Arts & Events Manager

6. More Information
This statue commemorates Colonel Robert Duckenfield, who was born to a prominent Dukinfield Family and was a hero of the English Civil War. Robert Duckenfield of Dukinfield Hall was a man of great Puritan faith. He distinguished himself in battle for the parliamentary cause. In 1651 he commanded the forces which secured the Isle of Man and in 1653 was appointed to Cromwell's Little Parliament. He is buried at the Church of St. Lawrence in Denton.
 

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