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

Map

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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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 262888

Legacy System: LBS

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