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Monument to John Clare

A Grade II Listed Building in Helpston, Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6353 / 52°38'7"N

Longitude: -0.3442 / 0°20'39"W

OS Eastings: 512152

OS Northings: 305461

OS Grid: TF121054

Mapcode National: GBR GXG.PT5

Mapcode Global: WHGM5.P190

Plus Code: 9C4XJMP4+48

Entry Name: Monument to John Clare

Listing Date: 15 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50088

Location: Helpston, Peterborough, PE6

County: Peterborough

Civil Parish: Helpston

Built-Up Area: Helpston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Helpston St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

1.
5141
TF 1205
37/302
15.12.55

HELPSTON
WEST STREET
(north side)
Monument to John Clare

II
GV

2.
Monument erected in 1864 to the memory of John Clare, poet, 1793-1864, who was
born and buried in the village. Victorian gothic monument in ashlar. Square
pedestal on ramped base with diagonally placed pier above with buttresses and
surmounted by circular shaft with conical top with a finial.
The pedestal has quatrefoil panels with quotations from Clare's poems.
VCH Northamptonshire Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1215205461

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