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Duke of Suffolks' Monument at Sp 3061 8909, Astley

Description: Duke of Suffolks' Monument at Sp 3061 8909

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309102

OS Grid Reference: SP3061589085
OS Grid Coordinates: 430615, 289085
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4988, -1.5504

Locality: Astley
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV10 7QS

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Listing Text

ASTLEY Duke of Suffolk's Monument at
SP 3061 8909
- II
Monument. c.1891. Sandstone. Roughly curved conical shape, approximately 1.9
metres in diameter and 2 metres high. A large vertical panel cut into it has
remains of inscription recording that Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lord of the
Manor of Astley and father of Lady Jane Grey, took refuge in a large hollow oak
tree on this spot. The tree was blown down in 1891.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol VI, p17)

Listing NGR: SP3061589085

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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