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Latitude: 51.8977 / 51°53'51"N
Longitude: -2.3314 / 2°19'53"W
OS Eastings: 377292
OS Northings: 222176
OS Grid: SO772221
Mapcode National: GBR 0J4.Z8Y
Mapcode Global: VH943.JKVL
Entry Name: Monument to Dead in Civil War Skirmish
Listing Date: 18 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078610
English Heritage Legacy ID: 125752
Location: Rudford and Highleadon, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL2
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Rudford and Highleadon
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Rudford St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 72 SE RUDFORD BARBER'S BRIDGE
8/216 Monument to dead in Civil War
Monument; 1871 for W. P. Price. Rock-faced ashlar, dressed
margins to horizontal joints and corners in upper part. Square
needle on base. Three rock-faced steps, smooth ashlar plinth with
inscription on all 4 faces, chamfered top. Tapering needle 10
courses high, steeply chamfered top, carrying stone cross.
Inscription in English and Welsh. Stones taken from old walls of
City of Gloucester. Commemorates Lord Herbert's Welsh force,
killed in battle with Parliamentarian soldiers under Sir William
Waller and Colonel Massey in 1643: their remains were discovered
shortly before date of monument. Very prominent by main road.
(Morris' Gloucestershire Directory, 1876.)
Listing NGR: SO7729222176
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