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Monument to Potto Brown

A Grade II Listed Building in Houghton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3328 / 52°19'58"N

Longitude: -0.1202 / 0°7'12"W

OS Eastings: 528182

OS Northings: 272189

OS Grid: TL281721

Mapcode National: GBR K43.LFY

Mapcode Global: VHGLX.VMSJ

Plus Code: 9C4X8VMH+4W

Entry Name: Monument to Potto Brown

Listing Date: 4 November 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54076

Location: Houghton and Wyton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Town: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Houghton and Wyton

Built-Up Area: Houghton

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Houghton with Wyton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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TL 2872

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Monument to Potto Brown

Bronze bust of Potto Brown surmounted on granite plinth with three inscribed panels.
'Potto Brown was born in this village 16th July 1797 where he spent his life devoting
himself to the best interests of those around him and died 12th April 1871.'
Potto Brown, the miller, built Houghton Chapel in 1840.

Listing NGR: TL2818272189

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