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Latitude: 51.9163 / 51°54'58"N
Longitude: -1.5904 / 1°35'25"W
OS Eastings: 428265
OS Northings: 224279
OS Grid: SP282242
Mapcode National: GBR 5RL.SV1
Mapcode Global: VHBZF.D318
Entry Name: William Smith Memorial
Listing Date: 15 May 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1053340
English Heritage Legacy ID: 253938
Location: Churchill, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Churchill
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Churchill
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
16/48 William Smith memorial
Monument. 1891 for the Earl of Ducie in memory of William Smith. Large monolith
on base of 2 large square steps, composed of local stone. Iron plate on east
side of monolith reads "In memory of William Smith, the Father of British
Geology. Born at Churchill March 23, 1769. Died at Northampton August 28, 1839.
Erected by the Earl of Ducie 1891".
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p545)
Listing NGR: SP2826524279
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