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Monument to Queen Victoria

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3936 / 53°23'36"N

Longitude: -3.016 / 3°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 332533

OS Northings: 389009

OS Grid: SJ325890

Mapcode National: GBR 7YC6.V6

Mapcode Global: WH876.NY0S

Entry Name: Monument to Queen Victoria

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389212

Location: Wirral, CH41

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Birkenhead and Tranmere

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ the King

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


789-1/9/76 Monument to Queen Victoria


Monument. 1901. By Edmund Kirby. Stone. Octagonal shaft raised
on steps with decorated traceried panels to base, one
inscribed "Victoria Queen and Empress, 1901". Small traceried
frieze at base of tall cylindrical shaft with octagonal
arcading of detached silver granite shafts which terminate in
a series of arcaded foiled gablets. This is surmounted by a
second octagonal column with detached shafts and arcading, and
there is a short spire terminating in a crown finial.

Listing NGR: SJ3253389009

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