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Dane John Mound Pinnacle, Canterbury

Description: Dane John Mound Pinnacle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170589

OS Grid Reference: TR1477257362
OS Grid Coordinates: 614772, 157362
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2749, 1.0778

Location: A28, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2QU

Locality: Canterbury
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT1 2QU

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Listing Text


Dane John mound pinnacle
TR 1457 SE 8/225A 3.5.67.


The pillar was erected on top of the mound in 1830 to commemorate the work
of James Simmons Esquire, an Alderman of the city, in laying out Dane John
as pleasure grounds. Stone column with fluted base and supporting a vase,
placed on a castellated square block with 4 niches, one on each side. The
mound is scheduled as an ancient monument, being an early defensive mound
of the city.

Listing NGR: TR1477257362

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Source: English Heritage

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