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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Bath
Town
Bath
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Maker
MR SAMUEL ROGERS (Unknown)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 May 1856
    Attended by: MR W BUSH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7202
Current location

Bath Abbey Cemetery.
Ralph Allen Drive
Bath
Bath
Avon
BA2 5AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 75851 63466
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Obelisk on two stepped plinth and base. Names of the battles are inscribed on the obelisk. There are also mouled laurel wreaths on each face of the obelisk. The names of the fallen are engraved on the plinth and base.
Inscription
OBELISK 6 O'CLOCK: BOMARSUND/ ALMA/ BALAKLAVA/ INKERMAN/ SWEABORG/ TCHERNAYA/ SEBASTOPOL FOOT OF OBELISK 6 O'CLOCK: (NAMES) PLINTH 6 O'CLOCK: ERECTED BY CITIZENS OF BATH,/ IN HONOUR UNDER GOD/ OF THOSE HEROIC MEN, ESPECIALLY/ THEIR FELLOW CITIZENS AND FRIENDS HERE RECORDED,/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE CAMPAIGNS OF 1854 - 5,/ SO TRIUMPHANTLY ACHIEVED/ FOR THE LIBERTIES OF EUROPE./ "THERE IS A TIME TO DIE."/ ECCL III. 2. V/ (NAMES) OBELISK 12 O'CLOCK: KARS FOOT OF OBELISK 12 O'CLOCK: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 2700mm, height 6000mm, width 2700mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • ABBEY CEMETERY CRIMEAN WAR MEMORIAL
  • 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
Costs

Site: £62-2S-6D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
BATH ABBEY

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