Gordon Monument

Local nameMonument Gordon
LocationBraine-l'Alleud, Belgium

The Gordon Monument is a neoclassical monument to a slain warrior on the battlefield of Waterloo. The person commemorated is Lt Colonel Sir Alexander Gordon.

It was erected in 1817 by the siblings of the deceased who included a future Prime Minister, Lord Aberdeen.

The monument takes the form of a severed column, or colonne brisée to use the French term, reached by a flight of steps.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Monument

Address Chaussée de Charleroi, 1380, Belgium

Coordinates 50°40'46.453" N 4°24'42.992" E

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