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Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
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SZ 49597 78800



SZ457NE ST CATHERINE'S DOWN 1353-0/5/192 Hoy's Monument 18/01/67 (Formerly Listed as: CHALE Hoy's Mmonument)


Monument. 1814 with further tablet added in 1857. Comprizes a large tapering tooled ashlar Tuscan column surmounted by a cornice and large ball finial on large tooled ashlar plinth with moulded cornice and base. On one side of the plinth is the inscription "In commemoration of the visit of His Majesty Alexander I Emperor of all the Russias to Great Britain in 1814. In remembrance of many happy years residence in his dominions this pillar was erected by Michael Hoy. (He was the owner of the Hermitage, of which only the stables remain from this period). On the opposite side is the inscription "This tablet was erected by William Henry Dawes Late Lieutenant of HM 22nd Regiment in honour of those brave men of the allied armies who fell on the Alma and at the siege of Sebastepol AD 1857. A prominent land and sea mark.

Listing NGR: SZ4959778800


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

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Date: 09 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04752/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mark Hadley. Source Historic England Archive
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