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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: BAXTER MONUMENT

List entry Number: 1298763

Location

BAXTER MONUMENT

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

County District District Type Parish
Telford and WrekinUnitary AuthorityErcall Magna

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 362100

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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

ERCALL MAGNA ROWTON 1. 5362 Baxter Monument

SJ 61 NW 22/236

II GV

2. Probably late C19. Very squat obelisk on plinth with bronze shield with inscription. "Richard Baxter great divine author and eminent citizen of the 17th century. Son of Richard Baxter and Beatrice nee Adney born here in Rowton AD 1615. Died in London 1691". Richard Baxter 1615-91, the Presbyterian theologian is said to have lived in a house on the site of Baxter House in Rowton.

Listing NGR: SJ6133119907

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National Grid Reference: SJ 61331 19907

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