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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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