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MONUMENT TO CAPTAIN COOK APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES TO NORTH OF THE VACHE

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: MONUMENT TO CAPTAIN COOK APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES TO NORTH OF THE VACHE

List entry Number: 1124987

Location

MONUMENT TO CAPTAIN COOK APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES TO NORTH OF THE VACHE, VACHE LANE

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chalfont St. Giles

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1958

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Mar-1982

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44441

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Details

CHALFONT ST GILES VACHE LANE 1. 5134 Monument to Captain Cook approximately 70 metres to north of the Vache (formerly listed as Monument to Captain Cook in grounds of The Vache) SU 99 SE 2/66 22.12.58

II 2. Monument to Captain Cook, circa 1780. Circular miniature moat surrounds mound on which stands open 2 storey tower of flint rubble with red brick dressings. Open arcade of one round headed arch to each side. Battlemented parapet. Inside is square stone pedestal inscribed at length with eulogium of Captain Cook and carrying globe. Staircase to flat roof. Erected by Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser, Cook's friend. Cook was a frequent guest.

Listing NGR: SU9960694826

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National Grid Reference: SU 99606 94826

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