Sir John Barrow monument

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.

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.

The Hoad Monument - Ulverston

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