SE3202 : The Duke of Argyll's Monument, Stainborough Park

taken 12 years ago, near to Pilley, Barnsley, Great Britain

The Duke of Argyll's Monument, Stainborough Park
The Duke of Argyll's Monument, Stainborough Park
A massive Corinthian column in the parkland of the estate. A statue of Minerva is on top of the capital. Inscription: On the front face of the pedestal: TO THE MEMORY / OF HIS GRACE / JOHN DUKE OF ARGYLL / AND GREENWICH / Who died October ye. 4th 1743 / This Column was Dedicated in / 1744. The column was located to one side of the original drive up to Wentworth Castle less than 1 kilometre away. This information has been taken from the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, whose website is a mine of information.
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Saturday, 4 February, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 4 February, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 322 024 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.0377N 1:30.9511W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 321 022
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