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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Rother
Town
Battle
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Peace and Anti-War memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84405

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Current location

North of the abbey church location
Battle Abbey
High Street
Battle
Rother
East Sussex
TN33 0AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 74979 15752
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A vertical marble tablet set into concrete. The concrete is shaped as a gable with pinnacle above the tablet. There is a narrow tower with small inset tiles each side of the tablet.
Inscription
Diex Aie! // Dans le champ historique / de Senlac, ou tomba le brave Harold le / Saxon, 837 ans apres la bataille qui donna / a la Grande Bretagne la Loi Normande. // Le Souvenir Normand venu des bords / de la Seine a proclame avec joie la Paix / des Nomandies Soeurs. // 1066 – 1903 // (Names) // 20 Aout 1903 // Translated as - God be with us, In the historic field of Senlac, where brave Harold the Saxon fell, 837 years after the battle that gave Britain the Norman Law. The Norman remembrance, came from the Banks of the Seine to proclaim with joy the peace of the Sisters of Normandy. 1066 - 1903
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Peace and Anti-War memorials
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, nationality, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth c200mm, height c1,000mm, width c600mm
    Materials: Concrete
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height c400mm, width c300mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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