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Devonport Column

Identification

Devonport Column
Foulson's Column
1184611

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Structure in General

monument
existing [completed]

Usages

observation

Facts

  • The entrance fee in 1830 was 1 shilling.
  • There are 138 granite steps to the summit gallery.
  • The Architect was John Foulson who also designed Devonport townhall nearby and who lived in the area for 25 years.
  • Permission was sought and given by King George IV for the people of Plymouth Dock to rename their town as "Devonport", and erect a Greek doric style column in commemoration.

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Location

Plymouth
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

124.02 ft
124.02 ft
1824
1827
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