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Watt's Monument, Southampton

Description: Watt's Monument

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 135958

OS Grid Reference: SU4184212402
OS Grid Coordinates: 441842, 112402
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9096, -1.4062

Location: 21 Cumberland Place, Southampton SO15 2WY

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO15 2WY

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Listing Text

5239 (formerly West Park)

Watt's Monument
SU 4112 1/216 14.2.69


Erected 1861 to the design of Richard Cockle Lucas. It commemorates Isaac
Watts the hymn writer (1614-1748). Tall grey marble plinth on stepped base.
Life sized statue with outstretched ants in C18 costume in white marble.
Inset white marble tablets on plinth, three showing scenes in Watts' life,
the fourth with an inscription.

Listing NGR: SU4255313582

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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