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WILLIAM SMITH MEMORIAL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: WILLIAM SMITH MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1053340

Location

WILLIAM SMITH MEMORIAL

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Churchill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253938

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP2826424278

Map

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