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Colne Park Column 250 Metres North of Colne Park (House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Countess Cross, Colchester, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9415 / 51°56'29"N

Longitude: 0.7216 / 0°43'17"E

OS Eastings: 587165

OS Northings: 230500

OS Grid: TL871305

Mapcode National: GBR QJP.97Y

Mapcode Global: VHKFP.GGBH

Plus Code: 9F32WPRC+JJ

Entry Name: Colne Park Column 250 Metres North of Colne Park (House)

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115868

Location: Colne Engaine, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Colne Engaine

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colne Engaine St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 872 305 COLNE ENGAINE LAWSHALL'S HILL
(east side)

3/19 Colne Park Column,
21.6.62 250 metres north of
Colne Park (house)

- II

Monument. 1791, by Sir John Soane for Philip Astle Hills. Limestone, with
copper urn. Square plinth with cruciform spurs, moulded base, Ionic capital,
copper urn with pineapple head. Inscription on S side of plinth 'Michaeli
Roberto Hills Arm. Philippus Hills Observantiae Ergo P MDCCLXXXI'. Urn missing
at time of survey, April 1986, but reported to have been blown down and under
repair locally. 'Colne Engaine, The Story of an Essex Parish', 1975, 21, gives
an illustration, states that the urn is riddled with bullet-holes, and quotes a
contemporary account of its erection. Height 23 metres.


Listing NGR: TL8716530500

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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