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Disraeli Monument

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6439 / 51°38'37"N

Longitude: -0.7635 / 0°45'48"W

OS Eastings: 485655

OS Northings: 194619

OS Grid: SU856946

Mapcode National: GBR D4X.ZQL

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.QY76

Entry Name: Disraeli Monument

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 45948

Location: Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Town: Wycombe

District Council Ward: Disraeli

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hughenden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
Disraeli Monument
SU 89 SE
Tinkers Hill
7/333 II


shall be replaced by;

SU 89 SE HIGH WYCOMBE TINKERS HILL
7/333 Disraeli Monument
28.6.73 II* (star)

Commemorative monument. Designed by Edward Buckton Lamb to the memory of Isaac D'Israeli
(1766-1848) the father of Benjamin Disraeli and commissioned as a "surprise" gift from his wife Mary
Anne. Tall ashlar pillar on pedestal, with 4 Roman Ionic pilasters under entablature, high blocking course
and um. Profile portrait on east rice. Raised panels on pedestal, that to east face inscribed "In Memory of
Isaac Disraeli ofBradenham in this county Esquire and Hon DCL of the University of Oxford who by his
happy Genius diffused among the Multitude that Elevating taste for Literature which before his time was
the Privelege only of the Learned. This monument was Shed in affectionate Remembrance by &iary Anne
the wife of his Eldest Son the Rt Honorable Benjamin Disraeli, Lord of this Manor, Chancellor of the
Exchequer 1853 1852-8 and 9 and now for the Sixth Time Knight of this Shire June 1862" North pedestal
panel with coronet and inscription "Mary Anne Disraeli Viscountess Beaconfield ()b. Dec. 19. 1872.
Dulcis conjux." Enclosure of low walls and pillars. Isaac D'Israeli was a successful and prolific author of
literary anthologies and historical studies. This commission led to the architect remodelling Hughenden.

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Disraeli Monument,
1.
963
Tinkers Hill
SU 89 SE 7/333
II

2.
1862. Tall pillar, on pedestal, with 4 Roman Ionic pilasters under entablature,
high blocking course and urn. Ashlar. Enclosure of low stone walls and
pillars. Raised panels on pedestal, that to east face inscribed. In Memory
of Isaac Disraeli of Bradenham in this Country Esquire and Hon D C L of
the University of Oxford who by his happy genius diffused among the Multitude
that Elevating Taste for Literature which before his Time was the Privilege
only of the Learned. This Monument was raised in Affectionate Remembrance
by Mary Anne the Wife of his Eldest Son the Rt Honorable BenJamin Disraeli
Lord of this Manor, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1852-8 and 9 and now for
the Sixth Time Knight of this Shire June 1862" North pedestal panel with
coronet and inscription "Mary Anne Disraeli Viscountess Beaconfield ()b.
Dec. 19. 1872. Dulcis conjux."


Listing NGR: SU8565594619

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