Nelson's Monument

Local nameNelson's Monument
LocationGlasgow, United Kingdom

The Nelson Monument is a commemorative obelisk built in 1806 in honour of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, constructed the year after his death at the Battle of Trafalgar. It is located within Glasgow Green, a historic public park in Glasgow, Scotland. It stands 144 feet tall, and its square plinth is enclosed by cast iron railings.The obelisk was designed by the architect David Hamilton.

A plaque in front of the column records that it was the first civic monument in Britain to Nelson's victories, funded by a public subscription. The foundation stone was laid on 20 August 1806, and the monument was constructed by the mason A. Brockett.

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Address (Unnamed Road), Glasgow G5 0, United Kingdom

Coordinates 55°51'5.339" N -4°14'26.447" E

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