CAPTAIN COOK MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1150680
Date first listed:
08-May-1989
Statutory Address:
CAPTAIN COOK MEMORIAL, BRIDGE STREET (SOUTH END)

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Location

Statutory Address:
CAPTAIN COOK MEMORIAL, BRIDGE STREET (SOUTH END)

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Hambleton (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Ayton
National Grid Reference:
NZ 55721 10637

Details

GREAT AYTON BRIDGE STREET NZ 5510 (east side, south end) 11/34 Captain Cook Memorial

GV II Obelisk erected 1934. Rusticated granite low obelisk on base of two square steps. 2 bronze plaques. (1) On shaft: Lieutenant James Cook RN of the Endeavour, first sighted Australia at this point which he named Point Hicks after Lieutenant Zachary Hicks who first saw the land April 19th ships' log date, April 20th calendar date, 1770. (2) On base: This monument is made of stones hewn from the rocks of Cafe Everard close to Point Hicks, Victoria, and is a facsimile of the memorial erected there. It here marks the site of Captain Cook's cottage, removed to Melbourne in Victoria's centenary year, 1934. Presented by Russell Grimwade. Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ5572110637

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
332962
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Jul 2000
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