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Description: Wellington Memorial Behind Sezincote House Orangery
Date Listed: 11 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128753
OS Grid Reference: SP1710831039
OS Grid Coordinates: 417108, 231038
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9776, -1.7523
SEZINCOTE SEZINCOTE PARK
SP 13 SE
4/115 Wellington memorial behind
Sezincote House Orangery
Former chimney to orangery at NGR 1707 3125 re-used as memorail to Wellington
victories. Early C19. Coursed squared and dressed limestone
with cast-iron memorial plaques. Square plan. Plinth with
tapering chimney above with battlemented top with moulding below.
Cast-iron plaque on south side with some lettering missing: 18_5 /
WATERLOO / 18th JUNE / PARIS / CAPTURED / _ JULY. Plaque at
higher level on west. WELLINGTON / 1800 / DEFEAT / OF DOONDIA /
WAUGH / 10 SEPTR. Plaque on south side repeated below. Plaque
recording defeat of Doondia repeated on north side. Monument may
once have had further memorial plaques.
Listing NGR: SP1710631037
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Source: English Heritage
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