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The Monument, Somerby

Description: The Monument

Grade: II
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

Locality: Somerby
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN38 6EY

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Listing Text


4/142 The Monument

1-11-66 II

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

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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