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Britannia Monument and Enclosure Walls to North of Shap Wells Hotel (At Ngr Ny 579 098)

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.482 / 54°28'55"N

Longitude: -2.6519 / 2°39'6"W

OS Eastings: 357857

OS Northings: 509826

OS Grid: NY578098

Mapcode National: GBR 9JXM.N2

Mapcode Global: WH939.7LFV

Plus Code: 9C6VF8JX+R6

Entry Name: Britannia Monument and Enclosure Walls to North of Shap Wells Hotel (At Ngr Ny 579 098)

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74070

Location: Crosby Ravensworth, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Crosby Ravensworth

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosby Ravensworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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12/51 Britannia Monument &
enclosure walls to
north of Shap Wells Hotel
(at NGR NY 579 098)


Monument commemorating Queen Victoria's accession. Erected 1842 by Mawson of
Lowther; sculptural work by Thomas Bland of Reagill. Ashlar with bas-relief
panels and statue; c.30 ft high overall. 2 steps with plinth, c.6 ft high and
square in plan; corniced, tapered octagonal shaft surmounted by life-size figure
of Britannia holding remains of metal trident in right hand. Bas-relief panel
on each side of plinth. North panel: Wreath with Lowther arms above. South:
Roman letter inscription TO COMMEMORATE THE ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA TO THE THRONE OF THESE REALMS JUNE 20 1837. East: Seated invalid with goddess Hygeia pouring medicinal waters for him. West: Lion resting on haunches with paw on globe. Enclosure wall is single chamfered course of ashlar with entrance gap to centre of south side; railings and gate removed.

Listing NGR: NY5785709826

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