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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Gloucester
Town
Barbers Bridge
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65908
Current location

B4215
Barbers Bridge
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL2 8DX
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 773 221
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Latin cross set on a rectangular tapering shaft and a three-stepped base.
Inscription
(Line breaks not known) THESE STONES TAKEN FROM THE ANCIENT WALLS OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER MARK THE BURIAL PLACE OF THE WELSH OF LORD HERBERT'S FORCE WHO FELL IN THE COMBINED ATTACK OF SIR WILLIAM WALLER AND COLONEL MASSEY, ON THEIR ENTRENCHMENT AT HIGHNAM MARCH 24 1643.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 1600mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • MONUMENT TO DEAD IN CIVIL WAR SKIRMISH
  • 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

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