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Latitude: 51.0224 / 51°1'20"N
Longitude: -2.89 / 2°53'23"W
OS Eastings: 337676
OS Northings: 125161
OS Grid: ST376251
Mapcode National: GBR MB.HTXZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 46TD.ZYB
Entry Name: Burton Pynsent Monument at Ngr St 3768 2517
Listing Date: 17 April 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1039561
English Heritage Legacy ID: 431251
Location: Curry Rivel, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Curry Rivel
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
CURRY RIVEL CP
Burton Pysent Monument at NGR ST 3768 2517
Prospect tower or eyecatcher. 1757 by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, architect for William Pitt as a monument to Sir William Pynsent. Coursed and squares lias rubble core with an outer skin of Portland stone. Classical style; in all about 42m high, Square plinth with set-off to base and door opening set upon a base of steps, cornice, Roman-Doric column with internal spiral staircase capped by a cupola with a large urn finial; cupola has semi-circular bead openings and a domed roof, railings around base removed in the Second World War.
Listing NGR: ST3767625160
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