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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Albans
Town
Wheathampstead
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Roman Invasions and Occupation (55BC-early 5th Century AD)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1937
    Attended by: HM King George VI
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48424

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Current location

Tablet on gatepost
near junction with Tudor Road.
Devils Dyke
Dyke Lane
Wheathampstead
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL4 8NN
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 18370 13620
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sandstone tablet on a gatepost.
Inscription
THIS ENTRENCHMENT / IS PART OF A / BRITISH CITY / BUILT IN THE / 1 CENTURY BC / IT WAS PROBABLY HERE THAT / JULIUS CAESAR / DEFEATED THE BRITISH KING / CASIVELLAUNUS / IN 54 BC
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Roman Invasions and Occupation (55BC-early 5th Century AD)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 510 mm, width 375 mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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