Burton Pysent Monument

Burton Pynsent Monument Curry Rivel

The monument has a 30m high classical column with a lantern and cupola designed by Capability Brown and built in 1767.
The Burton Pynsent Monument was erected by the former Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder in honour of Sir William Pynsent, who had left him the Burton Pynsent Estate in thanks for Pitt's opposition to the imposition of a tax on cider.