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Admiral Hood Monument

A Grade II* Listed Building in Compton Dundon, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1014 / 51°6'4"N

Longitude: -2.7213 / 2°43'16"W

OS Eastings: 349592

OS Northings: 133808

OS Grid: ST495338

Mapcode National: GBR MK.BVRX

Mapcode Global: VH8B9.SL72

Entry Name: Admiral Hood Monument

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262888

Location: Compton Dundon, South Somerset, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Compton Dundon

Built-Up Area: Compton Dundon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

ST 43 SE COMPTON DUNDON CP REYNALD'S WAY
(South side)

1/83 AdmiralHoodMonument

17.4.59

the grade shall be amended to read: II*(star)

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ST43SE COMPTON DUNDON CP REYNALD'S WAY (South side)

1/83 Admiral Hood Monument

17.4.59

GV II


Commemorative monument. Early C19. Ham stone. In form of Doric column on almost cuboid ashlar base set on two tall
steps, the lower supporting a wrot iron railing enclosure; above column a dome/crown featuring sails and sterns of
men-o'-war. Commemorates Sir Samuel Hood, Admiral (1762-1814); inscription on south face of base reads 'This monument
is dedicated/to the late Commander/by the attachment and reverence/of British officers/of whom many were his admiring
followers/in these awful scenes of war/in which while they call forth/the grandest Qualities of human nature/in his
likewise gave occasion/for the exercise of its most amiable virtues/He died at Madras, December 24th 1814.


Listing NGR: ST4959233808

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