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Description: Crimean War Memorial at Chatham Garrison Military Cemetry
Crimean War Memorial at Fort Pitt
Date Listed: 2 December 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 172941
OS Grid Reference: TQ7487367115
OS Grid Coordinates: 574873, 167115
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3762, 0.5112
ROCHESTER CITY WAY
TQ 76 NW
2/14 Crimean war
Crimean war Memorial. C.1858. Tooled rusticated plinth with one
round-headed niche containing the insciption: 'To the memory of
many brave British Soldiers buried near this spot who gave their
lives for the honour of their Sovereign and Country in 1854-8'.
Surmounted by informally arranged cannons, pick-axe, rifle and
shovel in cast-iron (painted). The nearby Crimea House, now part
of Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls (qv Ref 13/37), served as
a hospital during the Crimean War.
Listing NGR: TQ7447668044
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Source: English Heritage
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