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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Purbeck
Town
Swanage
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
9th Century Wars (800-899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48796
Current location

PROMENADE
Promenade
Swanage
Purbeck
Dorset
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 020 780
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
COLUMN ON FOUR STEPPED BASE
Inscription
IN COMMEMORATION/ OF A GREAT NAVAL BATTLE/ FOUGHT WITH THE DANES/ IN SWANAGE BAY/ BY ALFRED THE GREAT/ A D 877
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 9th Century Wars (800-899)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin No.57 (May 2013) p.3 Published:War Memorials Trust London

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