The Monument, Somerby
Description: The Monument
Date Listed: 1 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 196688
OS Grid Reference: TA0604306749
OS Grid Coordinates: 506043, 406749
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5467, -0.4010
Location: Somerby Green, Somerby, Lincolnshire DN38 6EY
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4/142 The Monument
Monument, 1770. Ashlar. Doric column surmounted by urn to
commemorate 29 years of happy marriage for Edward and Ann Weston
of Somerby Hall. Square rusticated base with plinth and
entablature from which rises a circular entasised pillar with
Doric capital, roses in the necking, a floriated frieze, blocking
course, 3 steps and an urn with a snake, symbol of eternity,
coiled about it biting its tail, and from which a flame issues.
The long Latin inscription on the south face is now illegible.
Listing NGR: TA0604306749
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Source: English Heritage
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