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THE SIMEON MONUMENT

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: THE SIMEON MONUMENT

List entry Number: 1113534

Location

THE SIMEON MONUMENT, MARKET PLACE

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

County:

District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Mar-2000

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39070

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

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National Grid Reference: SU7169773464

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