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Column At Selsley

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The Column At Selsley : An 1851 Survivor by Theo Stening

The Cheesewring Granite Company exhibited this fine example of their work at the Great Exhibition of 1851. Stroud mill-owner and clothier Samuel Stephens Marling, purchased the column at the sale of exhibits and re-erected it in the grounds of Stanley Park, his estate at Selsley.

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The column and church from the north in July 2003