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Monument to Lord Robert Edward Somerset

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hawkesbury, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

HAWKESBURY C.P. HAWKESBURY UPTON
ST 78 NE
4/126 Monument to Lord
Robert Edward Somerset

G.V. II*

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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