Description: French Sailors' Memorial 10 Metres North of Gate to Churchyard of St Michael
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237017
OS Grid Reference: NU2488617374
OS Grid Coordinates: 424886, 617374
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4496, -1.6081
NU 2417 LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK HALL
16/126 French sailors'
memorial 10 metres
north of gate to
Graveyard monument, 1913. Red terracotta. Recumbent Celtic wheel-headed
cross with foliage carving; tablet at foot inscribed
LOUIS JOSEPH DUGUENOY
EMILE DUVAL GOURNAY
Moulded rectangular frame inscribed: THIS CROSS IS PLACED HERE BY THE PEOPLE
OF HOWICK, BOULMER AND CRASTER IN MEMORY OF FIVE FRENCH/SAILORS WHO OUT OF
A CREW OF 30 WERE DROWNED IN THE WRECK/OF THE FRENCH STEAM TRAWLER TADORNE
OFF THE ROCKS AT HOWICK BOAT HOUSE ON MARCH 29TH 1913.
Listing NGR: NU2488617374
Source: English Heritage
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