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.
Address (Unnamed Road), Glasgow G5 0, United Kingdom
Coordinates 55°51'5.339" N -4°14'26.447" E