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Column in Grounds of Quex Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Birchington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3681 / 51°22'5"N

Longitude: 1.3156 / 1°18'56"E

OS Eastings: 630883

OS Northings: 168448

OS Grid: TR308684

Mapcode National: GBR X02.3G3

Mapcode Global: VHLG5.RWC2

Entry Name: Column in Grounds of Quex Park

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356662

Location: Birchington, Thanet, Kent, CT7

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Birchington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

QUEX PARK
1.
1380
BTRCHINGTON-0N-SEA
Column in grounds
of Quex Park
TR 36 NW 9/288

II

2.
This momument stood originally in the grounds at Kingsland, which belonged
to Charles James Fox. When Kingsland was sold, the new owners, who had
married into the Powell-Cotton family, brought it to Quex Park. The
monument consists of a stone plain Corinthian column with a stone base,
surmounted by an urn. It was erected to the memory of Margaret Kildare,
Countess of Hilsborough who died at Naples in 1767.


Listing NGR: TR3087668294

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