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George Fox Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Witherley, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5676 / 52°34'3"N

Longitude: -1.4851 / 1°29'6"W

OS Eastings: 434999

OS Northings: 296766

OS Grid: SP349967

Mapcode National: GBR 6K9.3C0

Mapcode Global: WHDJK.5Q2G

Entry Name: George Fox Monument

Listing Date: 10 August 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188271

Location: Witherley, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Witherley

Built-Up Area: Fenny Drayton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Fenny Drayton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 39 NW WITHERLEY GEORGE FOX LANE (east side)
Fenny Drayton
8/128
George Fox Monument

II

Memorial. Dated 1872. Ashlar, in the form of an obelisk. Inscribed
"TO MEMORY OF / GEORGE FOX / THE FOUNDER OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS /
BORN NEAR THIS SPOT AT / FENNY DRAYTON / A.D. 1642 / DIED A.D. 1690 /
AND WAS INTERRED IN BUNHILL / FIELDS BURIAL GROUND LONDON / ERECTED
1872".


Listing NGR: SP3499996766

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