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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MONUMENT

List entry Number: 1193901

Location

THE MONUMENT, FISH STREET HILL EC3
THE MONUMENT, MONUMENT STREET EC3

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity and County of the City of LondonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199650

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MONUMENT STREET EC3 1. 5002 The Monument TQ 3280 NE 16/430 4.1.50.

I

2. 1671 to 77 by Wren. Built to commemorate Great Fire of 1666 which began nearby. Colossal Doric column of Portland stone on high base with carved reliefs etc. Capital supports gallery, with plain iron railing and later cage, reached by spiral staircase round open well. Crowning finial of gilt copper supported on stone drum. Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: TQ3292380760

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32923 80760

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