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Dane John Mound Pinnacle

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2749 / 51°16'29"N

Longitude: 1.0778 / 1°4'40"E

OS Eastings: 614772

OS Northings: 157363

OS Grid: TR147573

Mapcode National: GBR TY8.39X

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.M6NZ

Plus Code: 9F3373FH+X4

Entry Name: Dane John Mound Pinnacle

Listing Date: 3 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170589

Location: Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Dane John mound pinnacle
TR 1457 SE 8/225A 3.5.67.


The pillar was erected on top of the mound in 1830 to commemorate the work
of James Simmons Esquire, an Alderman of the city, in laying out Dane John
as pleasure grounds. Stone column with fluted base and supporting a vase,
placed on a castellated square block with 4 niches, one on each side. The
mound is scheduled as an ancient monument, being an early defensive mound
of the city.

Listing NGR: TR1477257362

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