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ArtistMaker: CARR 1, John (Architect)
TitleOfWork: 'Keppel's Column'
DescriptionOfPhoto: View from Admiral's Crescent.
Dimensions: Height: c. 35 m
Medium: stone
Location: Near the A629.
AtoZReference: p.66 5D
Postcode: S61
Street: Admiral's Crescent, off Wortley Road
TownOrVillage: Scholes
MetropolitanBorough: Rotherham
Photographer: -
ImageCopyright: -
AccessionNumber: na~2
Description: Column with a viewing platform. The upper part of the structure is not safe and it cannot be entered.

Commission: Charles, 2nd Marquis of Rockingham. Named after Admiral Keppel, a friend of Rockingham's, to commemorate his acquittal after a court-martial. One of the follies on the Wentworth estate.

Comment: This view of the column from the middle of a small housing development is slightly surreal.

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