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Lander's Monument

A Grade II* Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2594 / 50°15'33"N

Longitude: -5.0548 / 5°3'17"W

OS Eastings: 182358

OS Northings: 44400

OS Grid: SW823444

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XMF3

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.VYW

Entry Name: Lander's Monument

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377618

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St John and St Paul, Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


TRURO

SW8244SW UPPER LEMON VILLAS
880-1/10/308 Lander's Monument
29/12/50

GV II*

Monument. 1835. By Philip Sambell, statue 1852 by Neville
Northy Burnard, sculptor, to celebrate the discoveries
(including the source of River Niger in 1827) of the Lander
brothers, Richard and John and in memory of Richard who died
during an expedition; site donated by Sir Charles Lemon;
erected by Bowden of Helston, builders. Dressed granite fluted
Doric column on square ashlar plinth, surmounted by carved
statue of Richard Lander.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).


Listing NGR: SW8235844400

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