SK0743 : Alton Towers Choragic Monument

taken 9 years ago, near to Alton Towers, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Alton Towers Choragic Monument
Alton Towers Choragic Monument
The Choragic Monument was modeled after the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, built in Athens in 334B.C, which is situated close to the Acropolis.
It was commissioned by the 16th Earl, John, in the latter 1820s, as a monument and a tribute to his uncle, 15th Earl, Charles, whom he had succeeded in 1827.
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SK0743, 58 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0740 4329 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.2139N 1:53.4731W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0739 4335
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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