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Monument to Lord Ellenborough's Aides Circa 35 Metres South West of Ellenborough Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Southam, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9261 / 51°55'34"N

Longitude: -2.0419 / 2°2'30"W

OS Eastings: 397214

OS Northings: 225290

OS Grid: SO972252

Mapcode National: GBR 2M0.6KL

Mapcode Global: VHB1J.KVD9

Entry Name: Monument to Lord Ellenborough's Aides Circa 35 Metres South West of Ellenborough Hotel

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135257

Location: Southam, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Southam

Built-Up Area: Southam

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Cleeve St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/11/2014

SO 92 NE
8/163

SOUTHAM
A46 (west side)
Monument to Lord Ellenborough's Aides c35m south-west of Ellenborough Park Hotel

(Formerly listed as Monument to Lord Ellenborough's Aides c35m south-west of The De la Bere Hotel)

GV
II
Monument to Lord Ellenborough's aides. Mid C19. Limestone;
artificial stone slate roof. Square open-sided plan with basement
room. Stepped plinth on 2 sides. Five semi-circular steps on the
east side. Steps down to plank door to basement on the west side.
Parapet with star-shaped openings, in a state of collapse at the
time of resurvey - May 1987, with entrance on the east side.
Paired cusped arches with central pendants on all four sides.
Octagonal memorial at centre (matching marble font in the Church of
the Ascension, Southam q.v.) with lotus flower decoration and
running floral motifs. Partially eroded inscriptions commemorating
colleagues and campaigns e.g. 'NAPIER GOVERNOR OF SCINDE. MEEANEE.
HYDERABAD'. Partially eroded inscription on the upper surface of
the memorial with inscription 'TO THE HONOUR OF THE BRAVE MEN /
-----UNDER HIS GOVERNMENT / RESTORED VICTORY TO OUR ARMS IN INDIA
/ ------ DICTATED PEACE TO C-----NA / ---- -- WALES OF NAN-N /
-----RECORDING THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS / DICTATED WITH GRATEFUL
AFFECTION / TOWARD LORD ELLENBOROUGH'. Lists of names facing
inwards above the arches including the inscription 'THE NAMES UPON
THESE WALLS / ARE THOSE OF OFFICERS MILITARY AND CIVIL / TO WHOSE
ASSISTANCE LORD ELLENBOROUGH / WAS MORE ESPECIALLY INDEBITED / FOR
THE SUCCCESS OF HIS ADMINISTRATION / IN INDIA'. Monument and
inscriptions in poor state of repair at the time of resurvey - May
1987.


Listing NGR: SO9721425290

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

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