Lord Cobham's Pillar, Stowe Landscape Garden

Lord Cobham's Pillar, Stowe Landscape Garden

Lord Cobham's Pillar, attributed to James Gibbs, was built around 1742. It stands at the far end of the Grecian Valley. Sadly, visitors cannot ascend the pillar.

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