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Description: Column Monument Approx 300m to North West of Stanley Park
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 131927
OS Grid Reference: SO8284404092
OS Grid Coordinates: 382844, 204092
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7353, -2.2498
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SO 80 SW KING'S STANLEY SELSLEY WEST
at NGR SO 828041
4/53 Column monument approximately
300m to north west of Stanley Park
Column monument. 1852, for S.S. Marling. Granite column and
pedestal; limestone base. Tall monolithic fluted Ionic column
with capital and pedestal. Chamfered steps to large square base.
Inscribed on south east side of pedestal: 'THIS COLUMN/FROM
THE/CHELSEWERING GRANITE QUARRIES/NEAR LISKEARD CORNWALL/STOOD AT
THE WESTERN END/OF THE/GREAT EXHIBITION IN LONDON/1851/AND WAS
PLACED HERE/BY/SAMUEL STEPHENS MARLING/1852'. Said to be placed as
a monument to one of Marling's horses.
Listing NGR: SO8284404092
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Source: English Heritage
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