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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Tewkesbury
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Wars of the Roses (1455-1487)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65626
Current location

In public park south of Tewkesbury Abbey.
The Vineyards
Foresters Road
Tewkesbury
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL20 5UL
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 8916832100
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square pillar on stepped base with at least two nowy headed plaques, with heraldic device at head, attached.
Inscription
THESE FIELDS KNOWN AS THE/ VINEYARDS ARE PART OF THE/ HISTORIC BATTLEGROUND OVER/ WHICH WAS FOUGHT THE DECISIVE/ BATTLE OF THE WARS OF THE ROSES/ ON THE 4TH MAY 1471 WHEN/ EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES WAS/ SLAIN. THEY WERE PURCHASED BY/ THE CORPORATION OF TEWKESBURY/ IN 1929.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Wars of the Roses (1455-1487)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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