Wednesday, 1 January 2020

Monument to Humphrey Chetham

A monument in Turton to the memory of Humphrey Chertham was planned in the early 1800s.  It was to have stood on Chetham's Close between Egerton and Chapeltown, and would have resembled Holcombe Tower.  In the event, insufficient funds were raised for the project.

Monument to Humphrey Chetham
Monument to Humphrey Chetham


Map showing Chetham's Close
Map showing Chetham's Close

Holcombe Tower at Bury
Peel Monument - Holcombe Tower at Bury
The Chetham monument at Turton would have been similar