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29 September 2009

1809 – Dawson Monument, Rockcorry, Co. Monaghan

An obelisk-style monument, situated between Cootehill and Rockcorry, this was erected by local electors in honour of the 18th century MP Richard Dawson of nearby Dartrey. He was returned to five successive parliaments.

04 September 2009

1925 – Victor Emmanuel Monument (Il Vittoriano), Rome, Italy

Architect: Giuseppe Sacconi A monument entitled to Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoia, first king of unified Italy. Designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in 1885 and was completed in 1935 under the fascist regieme. The...

04 September 2009

1958 – Memorial Jose Marti, Havana, Cuba

Architect: Enrique Luis Varela The 109m tower, designed by a team of architects led by Enrique Luis Varela, is in the form of a five-pointed star, encased in grey Cuban marble from the...

02 September 2009

1846 – Scott Memorial, Edinburgh

Architect: George Kemp The Scott Monument was build between 1840-46 as a memorial to the writer Sir Walter Scott (1771 – 1832). Designed by architect George Kemp (1795-1844), who won a competition with...

02 September 2009

1829 – National Monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Architect: Charles Robert Cockerell The National Monument was built as an act of deliberate folly and contrary to popular lore was not the result of lack of funds. Built as a National Monument...

02 September 2009

1823 – Melville Monument, Edinburgh

Architect: William Burn Built in 1823, the Melville Monument is a 41 metre high tribute to Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville. Described as the most powerful scot of his time and described as “absolute...

05 August 2009

1903 – Memorial to The Late Onslow Ford, St. John’s Wood, London

Architect: J.W. Simpson Ford died in December 1901. Incorporates sculpture by John William Simpson and portrait relief by Andrea Lucchesi. Published in The Building News, July 24th 1903.

20 July 2009

1879 – Memorial in St. Pancras Gardens, London

Architect: George Highton This memorial sundial, which is a Grade II listed structure, was unveiled in 1879 by Baroness Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906), a Victorian philanthropist who sought to rid London of its...

10 June 2009

1875 – Wellington’s Column, Liverpool

Architects: George Anderson Lawton