ADMIRAL HOOD MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1056743
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1959
Statutory Address:
ADMIRAL HOOD MONUMENT, REYNALD'S WAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
ADMIRAL HOOD MONUMENT, REYNALD'S WAY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Compton Dundon
National Grid Reference:
ST 49592 33808

Details

In the entry for:

ST 43 SE COMPTON DUNDON CP REYNALD'S WAY (South side)

1/83 AdmiralHoodMonument

17.4.59



the grade shall be amended to read: II*(star)

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ST43SE COMPTON DUNDON CP REYNALD'S WAY (South side) 1/83 Admiral Hood Monument 17.4.59

GV II

Commemorative monument. Early C19. Ham stone. In form of Doric column on almost cuboid ashlar base set on two tall steps, the lower supporting a wrot iron railing enclosure; above column a dome/crown featuring sails and sterns of men-o'-war. Commemorates Sir Samuel Hood, Admiral (1762-1814); inscription on south face of base reads 'This monument is dedicated/to the late Commander/by the attachment and reverence/of British officers/of whom many were his admiring followers/in these awful scenes of war/in which while they call forth/the grandest Qualities of human nature/in his likewise gave occasion/for the exercise of its most amiable virtues/He died at Madras, December 24th 1814.

Listing NGR: ST4959233808

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262888
Legacy System:
LBS

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 2002
Reference: IOE01/07198/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Tony Dallimore. Source Historic England Archive
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