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Wellington Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2534 / 51°15'12"N

Longitude: -0.7799 / 0°46'47"W

OS Eastings: 485244

OS Northings: 151176

OS Grid: SU852511

Mapcode National: GBR D9R.7NN

Mapcode Global: VHDXW.FRKJ

Plus Code: 9C3X763C+92

Entry Name: Wellington Monument

Listing Date: 29 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137841

Location: Wellington, Rushmoor, Hampshire, GU11

County: Hampshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Wellington

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Aldershot St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Wellington Monument
SU 85 SE 2/17 29.3.73
Bronze equestrian statue of 1846, by Matthew Coates Wyatt, originally placed
on the top of Decimus Burton's triumphal arch at Hyde Park Corner (London);
removed to the present site 1885. The figure of the Duke of Wellington is seated
on the standing horse, with his right arm outstretched holding a baton. The
horse's head projects forward. The stone base is rectangular, with a simple
plinth moulding, and a wider white stone platform at ground level. Surrounding
the monument are 16 guns, vertically arranged as an oval, the exposed muzzles
having metal caps to which are attached a continuous chain.

Listing NGR: SU8497151837

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