BRITANNIA MONUMENT AND ENCLOSURE WALLS TO NORTH OF SHAP WELLS HOTEL (AT NGR NY 579 098)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1145422

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: BRITANNIA MONUMENT AND ENCLOSURE WALLS TO NORTH OF SHAP WELLS HOTEL (AT NGR NY 579 098)

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Location

Statutory Address: BRITANNIA MONUMENT AND ENCLOSURE WALLS TO NORTH OF SHAP WELLS HOTEL (AT NGR NY 579 098)

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden (District Authority)

Parish: Crosby Ravensworth

National Grid Reference: NY5785709826

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History

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Details

CROSBY RAVENSWORTH SHAP WELLS NY 50 NE

12/51 Britannia Monument & enclosure walls to north of Shap Wells Hotel (at NGR NY 579 098)

II

Monument commemorating Queen Victoria's accession. Erected 1842 by Mawson of Lowther; sculptural work by Thomas Bland of Reagill. Ashlar with bas-relief panels and statue; c.30 ft high overall. 2 steps with plinth, c.6 ft high and square in plan; corniced, tapered octagonal shaft surmounted by life-size figure of Britannia holding remains of metal trident in right hand. Bas-relief panel on each side of plinth. North panel: Wreath with Lowther arms above. South: Roman letter inscription TO COMMEMORATE THE ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA TO THE THRONE OF THESE REALMS JUNE 20 1837. East: Seated invalid with goddess Hygeia pouring medicinal waters for him. West: Lion resting on haunches with paw on globe. Enclosure wall is single chamfered course of ashlar with entrance gap to centre of south side; railings and gate removed.

Listing NGR: NY5785709826

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 74070

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