WELLINGTON MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303266
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1973
Statutory Address:
WELLINGTON MONUMENT, CLAYCART ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WELLINGTON MONUMENT, CLAYCART ROAD

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Rushmoor (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 85244 51175

Details

CLAYCART ROAD 1. 5238 Aldershot Wellington Monument SU 85 SE 2/17 29.3.73 II 2. Bronze equestrian statue of 1846, by Matthew Coates Wyatt, originally placed on the top of Decimus Burton's triumphal arch at Hyde Park Corner (London); removed to the present site 1885. The figure of the Duke of Wellington is seated on the standing horse, with his right arm outstretched holding a baton. The horse's head projects forward. The stone base is rectangular, with a simple plinth moulding, and a wider white stone platform at ground level. Surrounding the monument are 16 guns, vertically arranged as an oval, the exposed muzzles having metal caps to which are attached a continuous chain.

Listing NGR: SU8497151837

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
137841
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: 15 Aug 1999
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