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Duke of Suffolks' Monument at Sp 3061 8909

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4988 / 52°29'55"N

Longitude: -1.5504 / 1°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 430615

OS Northings: 289085

OS Grid: SP306890

Mapcode National: GBR 5JN.BTY

Mapcode Global: VHBWK.2GP8

Entry Name: Duke of Suffolks' Monument at Sp 3061 8909

Listing Date: 30 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309102

Location: Astley, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Astley

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Astley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

ASTLEY Duke of Suffolk's Monument at
SP38NW
8/14
SP 3061 8909
- II
Monument. c.1891. Sandstone. Roughly curved conical shape, approximately 1.9
metres in diameter and 2 metres high. A large vertical panel cut into it has
remains of inscription recording that Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lord of the
Manor of Astley and father of Lady Jane Grey, took refuge in a large hollow oak
tree on this spot. The tree was blown down in 1891.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol VI, p17)


Listing NGR: SP3061589085

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