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Speke's Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.509 / 51°30'32"N

Longitude: -0.1792 / 0°10'44"W

OS Eastings: 526459

OS Northings: 180467

OS Grid: TQ264804

Mapcode National: GBR 3F.Y7

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.VB4K

Plus Code: 9C3XGR5C+H8

Entry Name: Speke's Monument

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411503

Also known as: Railings surrounding Speke's Monument

ID on this website: 101216828

Location: Kensington Gardens, Bayswater, Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Lancaster Gate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Paddington

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Obelisk Monument Memorial

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14.1.70 Speke's Monument


Monument. 1864. Pink granite. Obelisk set upon three steps inscribed "In
memory of Speke. Victoria, Nyanza and the Nile. 1864".

Listing NGR: TQ2645980467

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