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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: GODFREY MONUMENT IN ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD

List entry Number: 1357983

Location

GODFREY MONUMENT IN ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD, HIGH ROAD E18

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityRedbridgeLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204827

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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

HIGH ROAD 1. 5027 E18 Godfrey Monument in St Mary's Churchyard TQ 3990 11/D II* GV 2. Circa 1742, by Sir Robert Taylor. Tall Corinthian column. Whitened Jasper. About 30 ft high. Square plinth. Square block of entablature and an urn on top. It commemorates Edward Godfrey (d 1742) who was Taylor's early patron. It cost £1,500. (H M Colvin Biographical Dictionary of English Architects, p 601).

Listing NGR: TQ3999690703

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Colvin, H M - Title: A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1600-1840 - Date: 1954 - Page References: 601

National Grid Reference: TQ 39996 90703

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