NY3259 : Statue of King Edward I, Burgh by Sands

taken 3 years ago, near to Burgh by Sands, Cumbria, Great Britain

Statue of King Edward I, Burgh by Sands
Statue of King Edward I, Burgh by Sands
In July 1307, Edward I was camped on Burgh Marsh preparing to cross the Solway and hammer some Scots, when he took ill and died. He was 68 years old.
This statue was erected to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the king's death. It was a gift to the village from Story Construction, the sculpture is by Christopher Kelly.
For a view of the location see NY3259 : Burgh by Sands village green and King Edward I statue .
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 May, 2015
Geographical Context
People, Events 
Sculptor (from Tags)
Christopher Kelly 
Primary Subject of Photo
Statue 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3239 5906 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:55.2981N 3:3.3834W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3239 5906
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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