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Description: The Cosway Monument
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181657
OS Grid Reference: TR0392834285
OS Grid Coordinates: 603928, 134285
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0717, 0.9095
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TR 03 SW BILSINGTON NEWCHURCH ROAD
6/72 The Cosway
Obelisk. Erected 1835 by George Cooper. Ashlar. Simple, tall obelisk
on pedestal. The north side bears a tablet inscribed: As a tribute
of respect to the memory of Sir William Richard Cosway. Kt. this monument
was erected by his friends and the reformers of East Kent in the year
1835. G. Cooper fecit Canterbury. Cosway was killed here in a
coaching accident. The obelisk was lightning damaged and the upper
sections weathered at time of survey.
Listing NGR: TR0426432956
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Source: English Heritage
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