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Napoleon Pillar Carsebridge House

A Category B Listed Building in Alloa, Clackmannanshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.124 / 56°7'26"N

Longitude: -3.7762 / 3°46'34"W

OS Eastings: 289679

OS Northings: 693785

OS Grid: NS896937

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.L3MK

Mapcode Global: WH5QD.YBZL

Entry Name: Napoleon Pillar Carsebridge House

Listing Date: 1 June 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356238

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21024

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alloa

County: Clackmannanshire

Town: Alloa

Electoral Ward: Clackmannanshire Central

Traditional County: Clackmannanshire

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Description

Antique doric column about 10' high with dome cap on top of
abacus dating probably from the Roman occupation of Egypt.
Plate records This Pillar/was conquest of Napoleon at Grand
Cairo in Egypt/in the year 1798/and/having been captured by
the Allies en route to France/was sent by them to
Florence/where it was bought by my father C E Dede/and
forwarded to/Altona Schleswig Holstein/Fraulein Dede, Altona
den 14 ten August 1852. Above Pillar presented to J B
Harvey/by Miss Dede.

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