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Martyrs' Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8752 / 50°52'30"N

Longitude: 0.023 / 0°1'22"E

OS Eastings: 542427

OS Northings: 110364

OS Grid: TQ424103

Mapcode National: GBR LRF.0N0

Mapcode Global: FRA B6YS.DSR

Entry Name: Martyrs' Memorial

Listing Date: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293055

Location: Lewes, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Lewes

Built-Up Area: Lewes

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: St Michael South Malling

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 4210 SW
11/75

LEWES
CUILFAIL

Martyrs' Memorial

II

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

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