Capt J Cook - Captain Cooks Monument

Our reference
61686
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : C1778

Current location

Hawkwell Field,Stowe,Aylesbury Vale,Buckinghamshire,England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 676 374
Denomination: Unknown

Description

Medallion portrait on a pedestal and originally a globe on top.

Inscription

(unknown)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Non-combat deaths
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

18th Century Wars (1700-1799)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Plinth
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: C1778
Attended by: UNKNOWN

History

c1994: Moved back to Elysian Fields. Globe replaced. Date unknown: Originally on an island below the Grenville Column in Elysian Fields garden, moved to Hawkwell Field.

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Private
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Buildings of England series by Various 2nd ed. 1994, pp 676, 681. Buckinghamshire

Reference

Drawings of Stowe by John Claud Nattes by C N Gowing and G B Clarke Plate 28. Published:Buckinghamshire County Museum 1983

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