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Martyrs' Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford and New Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5416 / 51°32'29"N

Longitude: 0.0026 / 0°0'9"E

OS Eastings: 538972

OS Northings: 184417

OS Grid: TQ389844

Mapcode National: GBR KX.KBW

Mapcode Global: VHHNB.0J73

Entry Name: Martyrs' Memorial

Listing Date: 8 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204925

Location: Newham, London, E15

County: London

District: Newham

Electoral Ward/Division: Stratford and New Town

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Stratford St John with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


8.6.78 Martyrs' Memorial


Memorial 1878: J T Newman. Hexagonal monument of buff terracotta in Gothic style.
Inscribed panels to each face, with relief plaque to east. Triple angle shafts
to corner with stiff leaf capitals running together to form rich frieze. Gabled
oversailing canopies to each face with richly ornamented brackets and diaper beneath.
Twelve sided spire topped with crown. Erected to commemorate Protestant Martyrs
burnt nearby in 1556. Terracotta produced by Johnson & Co, Ditchling, Sussex.

Listing NGR: TQ3897284417

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