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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57036
Current location

On the battlefield of Edgehill - MOD Kineton
Kineton
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV35 0JH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 357 488
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 monument is the original and is located on the site of the battle on MOD land, and is not generally accessible to the public. A replica monumnet has been installed on the side of B4086 Banbury Road and is recorded as WMR 19344.
Inscription
BATTLE OF EDGEHILL THE BATTLE / OF EDGEHILL WAS / FOUGHT ON THIS GROUND OCTOBER / 23rd 1642 / SEVERAL / HUNDRED OF THOSE / WHO FELL IN THE / FIGHTING / BOTH CAVALIER & ROUNDHEAD / LIE BURIED / NEAR THIS STONE. A.D. 1642
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
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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