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Latitude: 52.0278 / 52°1'40"N
Longitude: -1.0127 / 1°0'45"W
OS Eastings: 467837
OS Northings: 237062
OS Grid: SP678370
Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.W81
Mapcode Global: VHDT2.D9H9
Entry Name: The Congreve Monument
Listing Date: 25 September 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1289751
English Heritage Legacy ID: 396478
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
9/81 STOWE SCHOOL
The Congreve Monument
Circa 1737 perhaps by Kent. Small stone obelisk with a trophy of comic
masks and surmounted by a monkey supposed to be holding a mirror. Erected
by Lord Cobham as a memorial to his friend Congreve, the playwright. Stands
on a small island in the Octagon Lake.
Listing NGR: SP6783637062
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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