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The Monument

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5101 / 51°30'36"N

Longitude: -0.086 / 0°5'9"W

OS Eastings: 532923

OS Northings: 180760

OS Grid: TQ329807

Mapcode National: GBR SD.VT

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.G9DN

Entry Name: The Monument

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199650

Location: City of London, London, EC3R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridge

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Magnus Lower Thames Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

The Monument
TQ 3280 NE 16/430 4.1.50.


1671 to 77 by Wren. Built to commemorate Great Fire of 1666 which began nearby.
Colossal Doric column of Portland stone on high base with carved reliefs etc.
Capital supports gallery, with plain iron railing and later cage, reached by spiral
staircase round open well. Crowning finial of gilt copper supported on stone drum.
Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: TQ3292380760

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

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