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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
Entry Name: Colne Park Column 250 Metres North of Colne Park (House)
Listing Date: 21 June 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306342
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115868
Location: Colne Engaine, Braintree, Essex, CO6
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
TL 872 305 COLNE ENGAINE LAWSHALL'S HILL
3/19 Colne Park Column,
21.6.62 250 metres north of
Colne Park (house)
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
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