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Jessop Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Ironville, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.055 / 53°3'18"N

Longitude: -1.3563 / 1°21'22"W

OS Eastings: 443242

OS Northings: 351054

OS Grid: SK432510

Mapcode National: GBR 7DS.KWW

Mapcode Global: WHDG9.4GDT

Entry Name: Jessop Monument

Listing Date: 13 July 1966

Last Amended: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79085

Location: Ironville, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, NG16

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Ironville

Built-Up Area: Ironville

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ironville Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/41 Jessop Monument
(formerly listed
13.7.66 as The Monument)


Viewing platform. 1858, built with public subscriptions. Ashlar and cast iron.
Approximately 30 feet high. Tower in the form of a tall Tuscan column on deep
plinth, with large cast iron capital topped by square viewing platform with plain
railings. Small slit windows at regular intervals up the column and blocked
doorcases to 2 sides of base. Erected in Jessop Park, a recreation area provided
by the Butterley Iron Company for their workers. Source - Philip Rider 'the
Butterley Company 1780 -1830'.

Listing NGR: SK4324251054

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