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Latitude: 51.277 / 51°16'37"N
Longitude: 0.5202 / 0°31'12"E
OS Eastings: 575877
OS Northings: 156110
OS Grid: TQ758561
Mapcode National: GBR PR1.SFG
Mapcode Global: VHJMD.Y5WD
Entry Name: Finial from the House of Commons Debating Chamber
Listing Date: 2 August 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086396
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173258
Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14
Electoral Ward/Division: High Street
Built-Up Area: Maidstone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Finial from the House
of Commons Debating Chamber
TQ 7556 SE 4/207
This is the finial which originally crowned the main wall of the House of Commons
Debating Chamber. When this was destroyed by bombing in 1941, the finial was
presented to the citizens of Maidstone. Circa 1834 a large limestone octagonal
finial of 2 stages with a crenellated band between 1st and 2nd stages. Domed
top. Set on a stone plinth.
Listing NGR: TQ7587756110
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