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Latitude: 52.0303 / 52°1'49"N
Longitude: -1.014 / 1°0'50"W
OS Eastings: 467742
OS Northings: 237338
OS Grid: SP677373
Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.NGS
Mapcode Global: VHDT2.C7TD
Entry Name: Captain Cooks Monument the Shell Bridge
Listing Date: 13 July 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1211939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 396463
Location: Stowe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Stowe
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Stowe
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 6737 STOWE
9/70 STOWE SCHOOL
The Shell Bridge and
Captain Cook's Monument
A dam in the Elysian Fields, disguised as a low bridge. c1740 by Kent. Stone
dressings, rendering encrusted with shells. Five bays with low arches,
central bay projecting and pedimented, 2 smaller pediments each side above
piers. Captain Cook's Monument, standing on the bridge, is a small monument
with portrait medallion dated 1778.
Listing NGR: SP6773937341
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