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The Nelson Pyramid

A Grade II Listed Building in Perlethorpe cum Budby, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.224 / 53°13'26"N

Longitude: -1.0643 / 1°3'51"W

OS Eastings: 462569

OS Northings: 370064

OS Grid: SK625700

Mapcode National: GBR 9FQ.V1X

Mapcode Global: WHFGS.M7D9

Entry Name: The Nelson Pyramid

Listing Date: 11 August 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 242261

Location: Perlethorpe cum Budby, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Perlethorpe cum Budby

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Perlethorpe

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 67 SW
1/119 The Nelson Pyramid

Memorial pyramid. c.1800. Ashlar and timber with Westmorland
slate cladding. Square plan with, to north, portico with
Etruscan columns, square capitals and frieze inscribed 'Palman
Qui Mervit Ferat'. Portico interior has walls inscribed, to
left, with names of ships and captains involved in the Battle of
the Nile (August 1798,) and to right, an incomplete verse.
Pyramid interior has round saucer domed chamber with fitted
timber bench and panelled doors. Part of a group of memorials to
the Battle of the Nile, erected by the owner of the Thoresby
Estate, who was a naval officer.

Listing NGR: SK6256970064

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 June 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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