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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045443
English Heritage Legacy ID: 242261
Location: Perlethorpe cum Budby, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG22
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
PERLETHORPE THORESBY PARK
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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