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Latitude: 51.268 / 51°16'4"N
Longitude: -2.4054 / 2°24'19"W
OS Eastings: 371811
OS Northings: 152170
OS Grid: ST718521
Mapcode National: GBR MZ.0BF3
Mapcode Global: VH975.8D69
Entry Name: The Jolliffe Column and Terraced Base
Listing Date: 11 March 1968
Last Amended: 25 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058687
English Heritage Legacy ID: 267923
Location: Kilmersdon, Mendip, Somerset, BA3
Civil Parish: Kilmersdon
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
6/140 The Jolliffe Column and terraced
(previously listed as The Joliffe
Column at Ammerdown House)
Prospect column. 1853, in memory of Thomas Samuel Jolliffe. By Joseph Jopling. Ashlar. Tapering cylindrical column, "a
curious object, more like a lighthouse or a very big candelstick than a column, surmounted by a cage ornamented with
stained glass", now virtually all missing; height approximately 50 m. Pedestal square on plan with semi-circular head
door opening, now blocked and 3 corresponding incised stone tablets, one in English, one French, and one Latin
commemorating Jolliffe; windows at the angles. Terraced base reached by 4 sets of stone steps, curved balustrades.
(Country Life, Feb 16, 1929).
Listing NGR: ST7181152170
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