Description: Dunston Pillar
Date Listed: 2 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 192309
OS Grid Reference: TF0087161958
OS Grid Coordinates: 500871, 361958
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1452, -0.4933
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TF 06 sw DUNSTON SLEAFORD ROAD
Beacon. 1751. Built for Sir Francis Dashwood to guide travellers, originally 92 ft
high, reduced during Second World War. Square pillar. Ashlar. Double plinth, with
pointed single doorway with extended plinth forming hood. Above wall inscribed
"Columnam Hanc Utilitati Publicae. D D D F Dashwood MDCCLI".
Listing NGR: TF0087161958
Source: English Heritage
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