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Monument on Telegraph Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Higham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4136 / 51°24'48"N

Longitude: 0.4643 / 0°27'51"E

OS Eastings: 571464

OS Northings: 171163

OS Grid: TQ714711

Mapcode National: GBR PPD.B66

Mapcode Global: VHJLM.0Q9Q

Entry Name: Monument on Telegraph Hill

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356775

Location: Higham, Gravesham, Kent, ME3

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

Civil Parish: Higham

Built-Up Area: Higham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Higham St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

21.11.66 Monument on
GV Telegraph Hill


Mid C19. Obelisk of rough pebble-dash mixture, originally faced with Roman cement
which has peeled off except on the north side. It was erected in memory of Charles
Larkin, an eloquent Rochester auctioneer, by the "Friends of Freedom in grateful
testimony to his fearless and long avocation of Civil and Religious Liberty and his
zealous extertions in promoting the Ever Memorable Measure of Parliamentary Reform,
AD 1832".

Listing NGR: TQ7167171441

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

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