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Pitts Column, Sandon and Burston

Description: Pitts Column

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 272301

OS Grid Reference: SJ9632128168
OS Grid Coordinates: 396321, 328168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8510, -2.0561

Location: Winter's Walk, Sandon, Staffordshire ST18 0BZ

Locality: Sandon and Burston
Local Authority: Stafford Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST18 0BZ

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Listing Text

Pitt's Column
(formerly listed as
Monumental Column to
Pitt the Younger)
SJ 92 NE 16/10 10.1.53.


1806. Erected by the first Earl of Harrowby in memory of the great Prime Minister.
A stone Doric column 75 ft high with urn finial on square base. Modelled on Trajan's
column. Wrought iron railings.

Listing NGR: SJ9632128168

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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