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Latitude: 51.5101 / 51°30'36"N
Longitude: -0.086 / 0°5'9"W
OS Eastings: 532923
OS Northings: 180760
OS Grid: TQ329807
Mapcode National: GBR SD.VT
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.G9DN
Entry Name: The Monument
Listing Date: 4 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193901
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199650
Location: City of London, London, EC3R
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Bridge
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Magnus Lower Thames Street
Church of England Diocese: London
MONUMENT STREET EC3
TQ 3280 NE 16/430 4.1.50.
1671 to 77 by Wren. Built to commemorate Great Fire of 1666 which began nearby.
Colossal Doric column of Portland stone on high base with carved reliefs etc.
Capital supports gallery, with plain iron railing and later cage, reached by spiral
staircase round open well. Crowning finial of gilt copper supported on stone drum.
Listing NGR: TQ3292380760
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