ST3725 : Burton Pynsent monument

near to Curry Rivel, Somerset, Great Britain

Burton Pynsent monument
Burton Pynsent monument
A 30m high classical column with a lantern and cupola designed by Capability Brown and built in 1767. Burton Pynsent Monument was erected by the former Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder in honour of Sir William Pynsent, who had left him the Burton Pynsent Estate in thanks for Pitt's opposition to the imposition of a tax on cider.
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Sunday, 29 May, 2005   (more nearby)
Sunday, 29 May, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 37 25 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.5273N 2:53.5526W
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