THE LANSDOWNE MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1253569
Date first listed:
31-Jul-1986
Statutory Address:
THE LANSDOWNE MONUMENT

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE LANSDOWNE MONUMENT

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Calne Without
National Grid Reference:
SU 04774 69309

Details

SU 06 NW CALNE WITHOUT CHERHILL DOWN

6/39 The Lansdowne Monument

II*

Obelisk, 1845 by Sir Charles Barry for 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne in memory of Sir William Petty (1623-87), statistician and economist, ancestor of the Petty-Fitzmaurice family. Rubble stone with ashlar dressings, monumental scale. Three high steps, mostly collapsed, plinth, pedestal and main shaft with moulded base splayed in from pedestal. 125' over-all, erected at a cost of ?1,359. No inscription. A landmark for miles around.



Listing NGR: SU0477469309

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
436611
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: 21 Sep 2002
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