THE STANHOPE MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1262721
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
THE STANHOPE MEMORIAL, THE MARKET PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE STANHOPE MEMORIAL, THE MARKET PLACE

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
East Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Horncastle
National Grid Reference:
TF2589069618

Details

TF 2569 6/55

HORNCASTLE THE MARKET PLACE (central) The Stanhope Memorial

G.V. II

Memorial to Edward Stanhope, M.P. 1894 by E. H. Lingen Barker. Limestone ashlar, red sandstone, pink and grey streaked marble, some copper. 3 octagonal steps lead up to memorial with moulded octagonal plinth with 2 narrow bands of red sandstone. 8 pointed, richly cusped openings above set under crocketed gables with large foliate stops, and supported on markble shafts with shaft rings and moulded ashlar capitals and bases. Inside these openings, diaper work, and alternate openings with ashlar motif: to south, a relief of Edward Stanhope; to east, a shield with castle and rampant lion and "Adeo et Rege" inscribed on ribbon below; to north, another shield; to west a shield and inscription: "Erected by public inscription in the memory of the Right Honourable Edward Stanhope Member of Parliament for this Divison of the County 1874-1893". 8 openwork arches above with trefoiled, pointed heads supported on marble shafts with shaft rings with ashlar foliate capitals and moulded bases. Moulded band above and 8 trefoiled gables above with wrought iron finials. Very small octagonal copper turret set above with 8 trefoil headed openings supported on shafts with tall gables above with wrought iron finials. Tall pyramidal roof with wrought iron finial above.

Listing NGR: TF2589069618

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
434291
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: 06 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04062/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Scarbro. Source Historic England Archive
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