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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
North Cornwall
Town
Stratton
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53002
Current location

Access though two fields to reach memorial. Post Code and OS map reference are approximate
(Near) Stamford Hill
Stratton
North Cornwall
Cornwall
EX23 9EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 22693 06995
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • THE TREE INN
    Stratton
    North Cornwall
    Cornwall
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SS 230 064
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Stone obelisk above a stone arch. Green metal dedicatory plaque with raised inscription placed to right of arch. Obelisk on top of arch is spire shaped. Whole structure is c. 12 ft. high and 6 ft. wide.
Inscription
SITE OF/ BATTLE OF STRATTON/ 1643/ IN THIS PLACE YE ARMY OF YE/ REBELLS UNDER YE COMMAND/ OF YE EARL OF STAMFORD/ RECEIV'D A SIGNALL OVER-/ THROU BY YE VALOUR OF SR/ BEVILL GRANVILLE & YE/ CORNIFH ARMY ON TUEFDAY/ YE 16TH OF MAY 1643 THE ABOVE WORDING APPEARED ON THE/ FIRST MEMORIAL PLACED AT THE SITE OF/ THE BATTLE, BY LORD LANDSDOWN IN 1753. THIS MEMORIAL TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY/ THE BUDE-STRATTON & DISTRICT OLD/ CORNWALL SOCIETY A.D. 1971.
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
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • MEMORIAL TO THE BATTLE OF STAMFORD HILL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE BATTLEFIELDS OF BRITAIN by SMURTHWAITE, D 144-145 Source: Image Library

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