Somerset Monument, Hawkesbury
|Monument to Lord Robert Edward Somerset|
|Location||Hawkesbury Upton, Gloucestershire, England|
|Official name: Monument to Lord Robert Edward Somerset|
|Designated||10 November 1983|
Lord Robert Edward Somerset was a British soldier who fought during the Peninsular War and the War of the Seventh Coalition. From 1830 sat for Gloucestershire and from 1834 to 1837 was MP for Cirencester.
The stone tower is around 100 feet (30 m) high and has a viewing platform at the top. The structure tapers slightly and has four pannelled sides. On the southern panel is the arms of the Somerset family.
At the base of the tower is a lodge and ornamental garden.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Somerset Monument, Hawkesbury Upton.|
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- "No. 18717". The London Gazette. 13 August 1830. p. 1736.
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- "Hawkesbury Conservation Area" (PDF). South Gloucestershire Council. Retrieved 19 November 2018.