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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192946
English Heritage Legacy ID: 311723
Location: Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9
Civil Parish: Pewsey
Built-Up Area: Pewsey
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
PEWSEY MARKET PLACE
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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