The Lansdowne Monument, Calne Without - Wiltshire (UA)

Obelisk constructed in 1845 by Sir Charles Barry for the 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne in memory of Sir William Petty, ancestor of the Petty-Fitzmaurice family. The condition of this monumental local landmark is in decline due to the effect of weathering on the stonework.

The Lansdowne Monument, Calne Without - Wiltshire (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: The Lansdowne Monument
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1253569
  • Local Planning Authority: Wiltshire (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Commemorative monument


  • Building Name: The Lansdowne Monument
  • Unitary Authority: Wiltshire (UA)
  • Parish: Calne Without
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North Wiltshire
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, SM