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Description: Lady Catherine Stewart Monument
Date Listed: 10 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 169305
OS Grid Reference: TQ5719543226
OS Grid Coordinates: 557195, 143226
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1667, 0.2470
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(OFF HARDINGE AVENUE)
Lady Catherine Stewart
Marble monument erected in 1812 in memory of Lady Catherine Stewart, sister of
Lord Darnley, wife of Brigadier-General Stewart. He was later Marquis of
Londonderry, in succession to Viscount Castlereagh, the Prime Minister, who was
his half-brother. Diagonally-fluted cylindrical column with turned base mounted
on a square plinth. Plain band around middle on which are carved the various
rhymed inscriptions. Column surmounted by flattish urn on a square base.
Enclosed by surround of heavy railings, the individual poles being square in
section with forged arrow-head points. Corner uprights of larger section.
Surround gated. See Colbran's 'Guide to Tunbridge Wells', 1840.
Listing NGR: TQ5719543226
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Source: English Heritage
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