ST7270 : Sir Bevil Grenville's Monument

taken 1 year ago, near to Lansdown, Bath And North East Somerset, Great Britain

Sir Bevil Grenville's Monument
Sir Bevil Grenville's Monument
The information board (with the spelling Bevill) claims this to be the earliest surviving war memorial in Britain. Erected in 1720 by the 'Jacobite' George, Lord Lansdown, in memory of his grandfather, Sir Bevil Granville, who was mortally wounded at this spot whilst leading Royalist forces during the Battle of Lansdown Hill in 1643
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 July, 2017
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Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7218 7034 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.8824N 2:24.0941W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7219 7030
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