SZ4978 : Hoy's Monument

near to Chale Green, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

Hoy's Monument
Hoy's Monument
Viewed from the south. On the northern face it reads:-

In commemoration of the visit
His Imperial Majesty Alexander the 1st
Emperor of all the Russias
to Great Britain in the year 1814
In remembrance of many happy Years
Residence in his Dominions
This Pillar
was erected by
Michael Hoy

On the southern face it reads

This tablet was erected by
William Henry Dawes
Late Lieutenant of H.M. 22nd Reg
In honour of those brave men of
the allied armies
who fell on the Alma
at Inkermann
and at the siege of Sevastapol
A.D. 1857
see SZ4978 : Hoy Monument Plaque and SZ4978 : Plaque on the North Face of the Hoy Monument
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Sunday, 30 October, 2005
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 495 788 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:36.4095N 1:18.1104W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 495 787
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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