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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: CAPTAIN COOKS MONUMENT THE SHELL BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1211939

Location

CAPTAIN COOKS MONUMENT
THE SHELL BRIDGE

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

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireAylesbury ValeDistrict AuthorityStowe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396463

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History

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Details

SP 6737 STOWE

9/70 STOWE SCHOOL The Shell Bridge and Captain Cook's Monument

13.7.66 GV I

A dam in the Elysian Fields, disguised as a low bridge. c1740 by Kent. Stone dressings, rendering encrusted with shells. Five bays with low arches, central bay projecting and pedimented, 2 smaller pediments each side above piers. Captain Cook's Monument, standing on the bridge, is a small monument with portrait medallion dated 1778.

Listing NGR: SP6773937341

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 67742 37338

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