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DISRAELI 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: DISRAELI MONUMENT

List entry Number: 1125201

Location

DISRAELI MONUMENT, TINKERS HILL

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 45948

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Details

In the entry for: Disraeli Monument SU 89 SE Tinkers Hill 7/333 II

shall be replaced by;

SU 89 SE HIGH WYCOMBE TINKERS HILL 7/333 Disraeli Monument 28.6.73 II* (star)

Commemorative monument. Designed by Edward Buckton Lamb to the memory of Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848) the father of Benjamin Disraeli and commissioned as a "surprise" gift from his wife Mary Anne. Tall ashlar pillar on pedestal, with 4 Roman Ionic pilasters under entablature, high blocking course and um. Profile portrait on east rice. Raised panels on pedestal, that to east face inscribed "In Memory of Isaac Disraeli ofBradenham in this county Esquire and Hon DCL of the University of Oxford who by his happy Genius diffused among the Multitude that Elevating taste for Literature which before his time was the Privelege only of the Learned. This monument was Shed in affectionate Remembrance by &iary Anne the wife of his Eldest Son the Rt Honorable Benjamin Disraeli, Lord of this Manor, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1853 1852-8 and 9 and now for the Sixth Time Knight of this Shire June 1862" North pedestal panel with coronet and inscription "Mary Anne Disraeli Viscountess Beaconfield ()b. Dec. 19. 1872. Dulcis conjux." Enclosure of low walls and pillars. Isaac D'Israeli was a successful and prolific author of literary anthologies and historical studies. This commission led to the architect remodelling Hughenden.

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Disraeli Monument, 1. 963 Tinkers Hill SU 89 SE 7/333 II

2. 1862. Tall pillar, on pedestal, with 4 Roman Ionic pilasters under entablature, high blocking course and urn. Ashlar. Enclosure of low stone walls and pillars. Raised panels on pedestal, that to east face inscribed. In Memory of Isaac Disraeli of Bradenham in this Country Esquire and Hon D C L of the University of Oxford who by his happy genius diffused among the Multitude that Elevating Taste for Literature which before his Time was the Privilege only of the Learned. This Monument was raised in Affectionate Remembrance by Mary Anne the Wife of his Eldest Son the Rt Honorable BenJamin Disraeli Lord of this Manor, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1852-8 and 9 and now for the Sixth Time Knight of this Shire June 1862" North pedestal panel with coronet and inscription "Mary Anne Disraeli Viscountess Beaconfield ()b. Dec. 19. 1872. Dulcis conjux."

Listing NGR: SU8565594619

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National Grid Reference: SU 85655 94619

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