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William Smith Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchill, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9163 / 51°54'58"N

Longitude: -1.5905 / 1°35'25"W

OS Eastings: 428264

OS Northings: 224278

OS Grid: SP282242

Mapcode National: GBR 5RL.SV1

Mapcode Global: VHBZF.D318

Plus Code: 9C3WWC85+GR

Entry Name: William Smith Memorial

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253938

Location: Churchill, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Churchill

Built-Up Area: Churchill

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Churchill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Monument. 1891 for the Earl of Ducie in memory of William Smith. Large monolith
on base of 2 large square steps, composed of local stone. Iron plate on east
side of monolith reads "In memory of William Smith, the Father of British
Geology. Born at Churchill March 23, 1769. Died at Northampton August 28, 1839.
Erected by the Earl of Ducie 1891".
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p545)

Listing NGR: SP2826424278

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