MONUMENT TO LORD ROBERT EDWARD SOMERSET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1320834
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1983
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO LORD ROBERT EDWARD SOMERSET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO LORD ROBERT EDWARD SOMERSET

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

District:
South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hawkesbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 77227 87649

Details

HAWKESBURY C.P. HAWKESBURY UPTON ST 78 NE 4/126 Monument to Lord Robert Edward Somerset

G.V. II*

Monument. 1846 by Lewis Vulliamy. Ashlar. Slightly tapering square tower approximately 100 feet high. Shallow panelled sides, armorial bearings borne on south-west side. The platform is supported by stone brackets and has a portcullis (for Beaufort) and chain railing around. Open top with 2 semi- circular headed lights to each side and impost band; modillioned cornice and elaborate strapwork, with the effect of Chinese style, which is surmounted by a cross on an orb. Entrance on north-east side, door case with pediment. The tower stands on a plinth which is surrounded by low coped walls. Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset was a general at Waterloo and died in 1842.

Listing NGR: ST7722787649

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
34339
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.

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Date: 15 Sep 1999
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