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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Berwickshire
Town
Coldstream
County
Borders
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651), Regimental Memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th August 1968
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13331
Current location

Henderson Park
Coldstream
Berwickshire
Borders
TD12 4DW
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 840 390
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn stone monolith with the badge of the Coldstream Guards above the inscription
Inscription
THIS STONE WAS PRESENTED/ TO THE BURGH OF COLDSTREAM/ BY THE COLDSTREAM REGIMENT/ OF FOOT GUARDS ON THE DAY/ ON WHICH THEY WERE PROUD TO RECEIVE/ THE FREEDOM OF THE BURGH/ 10TH AUGUST 1968/ IT WAS FROM NEAR HERE/ ON 1ST JANUARY 1660 THAT/ GENERAL MONCK CROSSED/ THE RIVER TWEED TO START/ HIS MARCH TO LONDON/ CULMINATING IN THE/ RESTORATION OF/ KING CHARLES II
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 65 IN
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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