SP8601 : John Hampden Monument, Prestwood

taken 9 years ago, near to Prestwood, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

John Hampden Monument, Prestwood
John Hampden Monument, Prestwood
This monument, in memory of John Hampden a local landowner, faces the Hampden Valley on which he refused to pay Ship Money to King Charles I which led to the English Civil War (1642-8). The inscription on the monument, which is barely legible, reads "For these lands in Stoke Mandeville, John Hampden was assessed in twenty shillings Ship Money levied by command of the king without authority of law". Taken from Honor End Lane, North of Prestwood, its postcode is HP16 9QZ.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 March, 2009
Category
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 862 019 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.5907N 0:45.1863W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 862 019
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