THE SIMEON MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1113534

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Mar-2000

Statutory Address: THE SIMEON MONUMENT, MARKET PLACE

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE SIMEON MONUMENT
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Location

Statutory Address: THE SIMEON MONUMENT, MARKET PLACE

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

District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: SU7169773464

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5128 SU 7173 SE 3/203 22.3.57

MARKET PLACE The Obelisk

II* GV

2. 1804. Designed by Sir John Soane. Portland stone fluted obelisk with chamfered sides (key pattern) which have palmette tympana cut into capping. Striated cylinder over capped by pineapple. Rusticated triangular base with lobed corners, each with fasces in relief and with bracketed cast and wrought iron lamp overthrows. Moulded panels on each face - bronze tablet to south inscribed: "Erected and lighted forever at the expense of Edward Simeon Esqre, as a mark of affection to his native town AD 1804. Lancelot Austwick Esq Mayor". Contemporary railings, cast iron with fleur de lys heads and heavy standards.

Listing NGR: SU7169773464

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 39070

Legacy System: LBS

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