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Latitude: 51.5872 / 51°35'14"N
Longitude: -2.3301 / 2°19'48"W
OS Eastings: 377227
OS Northings: 187649
OS Grid: ST772876
Mapcode National: GBR 0N0.KQ6
Mapcode Global: VH95N.KCJK
Entry Name: Monument to Lord Robert Edward Somerset
Listing Date: 10 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320834
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34339
Location: Hawkesbury, South Gloucestershire, GL9
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Hawkesbury
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Hawkesbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
HAWKESBURY C.P. HAWKESBURY UPTON
ST 78 NE
4/126 Monument to Lord
Robert Edward Somerset
Monument. 1846 by Lewis Vulliamy. Ashlar. Slightly tapering square tower
approximately 100 feet high. Shallow panelled sides, armorial bearings borne
on south-west side. The platform is supported by stone brackets and has a
portcullis (for Beaufort) and chain railing around. Open top with 2 semi-
circular headed lights to each side and impost band; modillioned cornice and
elaborate strapwork, with the effect of Chinese style, which is
surmounted by a cross on an orb. Entrance on north-east side, door case with
pediment. The tower stands on a plinth which is surrounded by low coped walls.
Lord Robert Edward Henry Somerset was a general at Waterloo and died in 1842.
Listing NGR: ST7722787649
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