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Polly the Pig Gravestone

Image credit: Martin Henderson / Art UK

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A small, intricately carved gravestone. In 2020 the site underwent development and the developers agreed not to remove the gravestone.
Title

Polly the Pig Gravestone

Medium

stone

Accession number

M28_MH_S146

Work type

Monument

Owner

Salford City Council

Custodian

Salford City Council

Work status

extant

Access

not accessible

Inscription description

IN / MEMORY OF / POLLY / MOTHER OF / 200 PIGS / DIED DEC 23RD 1904 / AGED 15½ YEARS.

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Located at

Walkden Road, Worsley

M28 2QJ

Located in the car park of the former public house 'The Cock' (now demolished).