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Watt's Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.9096 / 50°54'34"N

Longitude: -1.4062 / 1°24'22"W

OS Eastings: 441842

OS Northings: 112402

OS Grid: SU418124

Mapcode National: GBR RQB.VQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YP.V95

Entry Name: Watt's Monument

Listing Date: 14 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135958

Location: Southampton, SO14

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bargate

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 4112

WATTS PARK (formerly West Park)
Watt's Monument


Erected 1861 to the design of Richard Cockle Lucas. It commemorates Isaac Watts the hymn writer (1614-1748). Tall grey marble plinth on stepped base. Life sized statue with outstretched arms in C18 costume in white marble. Inset white marble tablets on plinth, three showing scenes in Watts' life, the fourth with an inscription.

Listing NGR: SU4255313582

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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