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LORD HILL'S COLUMN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LORD HILL'S COLUMN

List entry Number: 1271374

Location

LORD HILL'S COLUMN, ABBEY FOREGATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 455065

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ5012SE ABBEY FOREGATE 653-1/18/67 (North side) 10/01/53 Lord Hill's Column

GV II*

Formerly known as: The Column ABBEY FOREGATE. Monumental column. 1814-16. Thomas Harrison of Chester, Edward Haycock and John Carline of Shrewsbury. Ashlar. Giant fluted Greek Doric column raised on steps with lions couchant on star-shaped stone plinth. Projecting entablature forms platform with iron railings. The column is surmounted by a statue of Lord Hill.

Listing NGR: SJ5065012082

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National Grid Reference: SJ 50650 12082

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