WILLIAM SMITH MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1053340
Date first listed:
15-May-1989
Statutory Address:
WILLIAM SMITH MEMORIAL

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Location

Statutory Address:
WILLIAM SMITH MEMORIAL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Churchill
National Grid Reference:
SP2826424278

Details

CHURCHILL SP2824-2924 16/48 William Smith memorial

GV II

Monument. 1891 for the Earl of Ducie in memory of William Smith. Large monolith on base of 2 large square steps, composed of local stone. Iron plate on east side of monolith reads "In memory of William Smith, the Father of British Geology. Born at Churchill March 23, 1769. Died at Northampton August 28, 1839. Erected by the Earl of Ducie 1891". (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p545) [2490]

Listing NGR: SP2826424278

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
253938
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 545

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 06 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05312/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Sheppard. Source Historic England Archive
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