The Richard Peacock Mausoleum

This ornate marble and stone tomb is the resting place of the industrialist, benefactor and Gorton’s first MP who died in 1889. 



Mausoleum Figures:

1. This figure from Peacock’s Mausoleum represents the Architect, Thomas Worthington. Alas, vandals
have knocked his head off, and the statue has never been repaired:


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2. This figure represents the Blacksmith, who has also unfortunately lost his head:

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3. The Engineer:

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4. The Draughtsman:

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