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Latitude: 52.6353 / 52°38'7"N
Longitude: -0.3442 / 0°20'38"W
OS Eastings: 512154
OS Northings: 305461
OS Grid: TF121054
Mapcode National: GBR GXG.PT5
Mapcode Global: WHGM5.P1B0
Entry Name: Monument to John Clare
Listing Date: 15 December 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1164462
English Heritage Legacy ID: 50088
Location: Helpston, Peterborough, PE6
County: City of 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
5141 HELPSTON WEST STREET
Monument to John Clare
TF 1205 37/302 15.12.55
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: TF1215405461
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