United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Capt J Cook - Captain Cooks Monument

Our Ref: 61686

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Address

Hawkwell Field
Stowe
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
England
 
Type:Pillar/Column
Other Location Details:

Gardens at Stowe

OS Map Ref:SP 676 374

Inscription

(unknown)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLINTHStone   Unknown
SCULPTURE    Unknown

Physical Description

Medallion portrait on a pedestal and originally a globe on top.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarNon-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial:1
Served & Returned0
Died1
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
War18th Century Wars
Total names on memorial:1
Served & Returned0
Died1
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

c1994: Moved back to Elysian Fields. Globe replaced.

Date unknown: Originally on an island below the Grenville Column in Elysian Fields garden, moved to Hawkwell Field.

Ceremonies

Date:c1778
RolePerformed By
Unveiling UNKNOWN

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Private
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:0
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:2
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
Buildings of England seriesVarious 2nd ed. 1994, pp 676, 681.Buckinghamshire
Drawings of Stowe by John Claud NattesC N Gowing and G B Clarke1983Plate 28.