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Camphill Column, Alnwick

Description: Camphill Column

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 235859

OS Grid Reference: NU1813812363
OS Grid Coordinates: 418138, 612363
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4049, -1.7151

Locality: Alnwick
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2AE

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Listing Text


Camphill Column
NU 1812 6/34
Erected 1814 to commemorate the Peace of 1814, set on site of a British Camp.
Two steps to square base with inscriptions to Pitt, Wellington, Nelson and Henry
Collingwood Selby who built the monument. Tall column with high base, apparently
following 'Vitruvian' principles, and surmounted by a ball. All of stone, constructed
by John Hall, mason.

Listing NGR: NU1813812363

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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