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Davy Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Penzance, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1189 / 50°7'8"N

Longitude: -5.5363 / 5°32'10"W

OS Eastings: 147302

OS Northings: 30307

OS Grid: SW473303

Mapcode National: GBR DXQC.DTZ

Mapcode Global: VH12Z.080N

Entry Name: Davy Monument

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69516

Location: Penzance, Cornwall, TR18

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Penzance

Built-Up Area: Penzance

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penzance St Mary the Virgin with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

1.
1498 PENZANCE
MARKET PLACE

Davy Monument
SW 4730 5/59A 29.7.50.

II

2.
Monument. A statue of Sir Humphry Davy 1778-1829, President of Royal Society,
founder of Zoological Society, inventor of the Miner's Lamp and first agricultural
chemist. Stone statue, over life-size, on square plinth with cornice, surmounted
on rough granite base.


Listing NGR: SW4730130306

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

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