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. An appplication for planning permssion to maintain temporary protection was made in January 2019 whilst a project to repair the monument is developed.

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

Location

    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