Description: Duke of Suffolks' Monument at Sp 3061 8909
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
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ASTLEY Duke of Suffolk's Monument at
SP 3061 8909
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
Source: English Heritage
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