LORD HILL'S COLUMN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1271374
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1953
Statutory Address:
LORD HILL'S COLUMN, ABBEY FOREGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LORD HILL'S COLUMN, ABBEY FOREGATE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shrewsbury
National Grid Reference:
SJ 50650 12082

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ5012SE ABBEY FOREGATE 653-1/18/67 (North side) 10/01/53 Lord Hill's Column

GV II*

Formerly known as: The Column ABBEY FOREGATE. Monumental column. 1814-16. Thomas Harrison of Chester, Edward Haycock and John Carline of Shrewsbury. Ashlar. Giant fluted Greek Doric column raised on steps with lions couchant on star-shaped stone plinth. Projecting entablature forms platform with iron railings. The column is surmounted by a statue of Lord Hill.

Listing NGR: SJ5065012082

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
455065
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: 27 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10152/16
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