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King Alfred Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Pewsey, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3392 / 51°20'21"N

Longitude: -1.7651 / 1°45'54"W

OS Eastings: 416456

OS Northings: 160041

OS Grid: SU164600

Mapcode National: GBR 4XZ.YB5

Mapcode Global: VHB4L.CL6Q

Entry Name: King Alfred Monument

Listing Date: 30 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311723

Location: Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Pewsey

Built-Up Area: Pewsey

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 16 SE
12/91 King Alfred Monument


Monument in centre of Market Place. 1913. Tapered panelled base
on two steps. Above, a life-sized cloaked and crowned statue of
King Alfred holding long sword and oval shield. Erected to
commemmorate the Coronation of 1911, Alfred having held land in
Pewsey. Inscription reads: It was his/a sinking nations/fame to
save/to foster/latent worth/and patriot zeal/and build on virtues/
based a nations weal. The monument occupies the focal point in the
centre of Pewsey.

Listing NGR: SU1645660041

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