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Latitude: 51.0717 / 51°4'17"N
Longitude: 0.9095 / 0°54'34"E
OS Eastings: 603928
OS Northings: 134285
OS Grid: TR039342
Mapcode National: GBR SZ1.NRY
Mapcode Global: FRA D6S9.44W
Entry Name: The Cosway Monument
Listing Date: 27 November 1957
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184823
English Heritage Legacy ID: 181657
Location: Bilsington, Ashford, Kent, TN25
Civil Parish: Bilsington
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 03 SW BILSINGTON NEWCHURCH ROAD
6/72 The Cosway
Obelisk. Erected 1835 by George Cooper. Ashlar. Simple, tall obelisk
on pedestal. The north side bears a tablet inscribed: As a tribute
of respect to the memory of Sir William Richard Cosway. Kt. this monument
was erected by his friends and the reformers of East Kent in the year
1835. G. Cooper fecit Canterbury. Cosway was killed here in a
coaching accident. The obelisk was lightning damaged and the upper
sections weathered at time of survey.
Listing NGR: TR0426432956
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