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Latitude: 52.4744 / 52°28'27"N
Longitude: -1.9312 / 1°55'52"W
OS Eastings: 404768
OS Northings: 286277
OS Grid: SP047862
Mapcode National: GBR 5SB.GW
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.G2WF
Entry Name: The Monument (Observatory)
Listing Date: 25 April 1952
Last Amended: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076123
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217750
Location: Birmingham, B16
Electoral Ward/Division: Edgbaston
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Edgbaston St George with St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/02/2013
SP 0488 SE 36/16
The Monument (Observatory)
(Formerly listed under Monument Road)
1758, and the folly of one John Perrot. Red brick; 6 storeys. Octagonal on a square base and with round stair turret attached. Single pointed window to each storey except the fifth, which has an oculus. The windows of the top storey within an arcade with stone dressings. Stone cornice and battlements. Interior: the top room has a complete Gothic plaster ceiling.
Listing NGR: SP0442783926
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