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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Kineton
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Maker
Warwickshire County Council (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd. October 1949
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire, M.C. A.F.C.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19344
Current location

Roadside
3/4 mile east of outskirts of Kineton,
Banbury Road
B4086
Kineton
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV35 0JZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 35540 50424
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Single-stepped circular base surmounted by a circular sectioned pillar, slightly tapering towards top. Shallow-domed upper face. Inscription on a portrait orientated metal plaque, inset into side of pillar. This is a replica of the original monument (described in WMR 57036) which is on MOD land and is not generally accessible to the public.
Inscription
BATTLE OF EDGEHILL A.D. 1642 / BETWEEN HERE AND THE VILLAGE OF RADWAY, THE / BATTLE OF EDGEHILL, THE FIRST OF THE CIVIL WAR, / WAS FOUGHT ON SUNDAY 23 OCTOBER 1642 / MANY OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE BATTLE/ ARE BURIED THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE TO THE SOUTH OF THIS STONE. ERECTED BY THE WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL AND/ UNVEILED BY THE LORD LIEUTENANT OF WARWICKSHIRE, / THE RT. HON. LORD WILLOUGHBY DE BROKE M.C. A.F.C./ SUNDAY 23. OCTOBER 1949
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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