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Latitude: 51.2534 / 51°15'12"N
Longitude: -0.7799 / 0°46'47"W
OS Eastings: 485244
OS Northings: 151176
OS Grid: SU852511
Mapcode National: GBR D9R.7NN
Mapcode Global: VHDXW.FRKJ
Entry Name: Wellington Monument
Listing Date: 29 March 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303266
English Heritage Legacy ID: 137841
Location: Rushmoor, Hampshire, GU11
Electoral Ward/Division: Wellington
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Aldershot St Michael the Archangel
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 85 SE 2/17 29.3.73
Bronze equestrian statue of 1846, by Matthew Coates Wyatt, originally placed
on the top of Decimus Burton's triumphal arch at Hyde Park Corner (London);
removed to the present site 1885. The figure of the Duke of Wellington is seated
on the standing horse, with his right arm outstretched holding a baton. The
horse's head projects forward. The stone base is rectangular, with a simple
plinth moulding, and a wider white stone platform at ground level. Surrounding
the monument are 16 guns, vertically arranged as an oval, the exposed muzzles
having metal caps to which are attached a continuous chain.
Listing NGR: SU8497151837
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