Description: Matyrs' Memorial
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293055
OS Grid Reference: TQ4242710364
OS Grid Coordinates: 542427, 110364
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8752, 0.0230
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TQ 4210 SW LEWES CULFAIL
11/75 Martyrs' Memorial
Obelisk. Dated 1901. Stone. Obelisk on tall plinth with rougher
stone base. Inscription panel let into plinth, reading:
'IN LOVING MEMORY/OF THE UNDERNAIIED SEVENTEEN PROTESTANT MARTYRS/WHO,
FOR THEIR FAITHFUL TESTIMONY TO/GOD's TRUTH,/WERE, DURING THE REIGN
OF QUEEN MARY/BURNED TO DEATH,/IN FRONT OF THE THEN STAR INN NOW THE
TOWN HALL - LEWES./THIS OBELISK,/PROVIDED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTIONS,/
WAS ERECTED A.D. 1901.' There follow the names of the martyrs,
together with the dates of their executions, and a closing verse,
(Revelations, xii. ii., R.V.).
Listing NGR: TQ4242710364
Source: English Heritage
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