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Colne Park Column 250 Metres North of Colne Park (House), Colne Engaine

Description: Colne Park Column 250 Metres North of Colne Park (House)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 115868

OS Grid Reference: TL8716530500
OS Grid Coordinates: 587165, 230500
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9415, 0.7216

Locality: Colne Engaine
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 2HU

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Listing Text

(east side)

3/19 Colne Park Column,
21.6.62 250 metres north of
Colne Park (house)

- II

Monument. 1791, by Sir John Soane for Philip Astle Hills. Limestone, with
copper urn. Square plinth with cruciform spurs, moulded base, Ionic capital,
copper urn with pineapple head. Inscription on S side of plinth 'Michaeli
Roberto Hills Arm. Philippus Hills Observantiae Ergo P MDCCLXXXI'. Urn missing
at time of survey, April 1986, but reported to have been blown down and under
repair locally. 'Colne Engaine, The Story of an Essex Parish', 1975, 21, gives
an illustration, states that the urn is riddled with bullet-holes, and quotes a
contemporary account of its erection. Height 23 metres.

Listing NGR: TL8716530500

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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