The Hoad Monument – Ulverston
The Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795. The Hoad monument in Ulverston was built in 1850 from local limestone and funded by local subscription.

The Hoad Monument – Ulverston

The Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795.

Built in 1850 from local limestone it was funded by local subscription.

The Hoad is a 100ft scale replica of the Eddystone lighthouse.

Above all, it was erected to commemorate Sir John Barrow who was a seafaring explorer and founder member of the Royal Geographic Society.

Finally, this 1905 photograph shows the monument keeper – John Tyson in the uniform at the foot of the monument.

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