The Hoad Monument – Ulverston

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 and was erected to commemorate Sir John Barrow who was a seafaring explorer and founder member of the Royal Geographic Society. The old photograph taken in 1905 and shows the monument keeper – John Tyson in the uniform at the foot of the monument.

4626549238-300x169 The Hoad Monument - Ulverston

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