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Latitude: 51.3858 / 51°23'8"N
Longitude: -2.0543 / 2°3'15"W
OS Eastings: 396315
OS Northings: 165195
OS Grid: ST963651
Mapcode National: GBR 2TK.3FH
Mapcode Global: VHB47.BFTH
Entry Name: Moore Monument in Churchyard North of Tower of Church of St Nicholas
Listing Date: 3 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200539
English Heritage Legacy ID: 311179
Location: Bromham, Wiltshire, SN15
Civil Parish: Bromham
Built-Up Area: Bromham (Wiltshire)
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Bromham, Chittoe and Sandy Lane
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 9665 BROMHAM HIGH STREET
10/29 Moore monument in churchyard north
of tower of Church of St Nicholas
Celtic cross, 1906, Ballinasloe limestone. To the poet Thomas
Moore (1779-1852). 5.5m high ornamented cross on large battered
base inscribed in Gaelic lettering 'Thomas Moore Born 28 May 1779
Died 25 February 1852', and below,
'Dear harp of my country, in darkness I found thee
The cold chain of silence had hung o'er thee long
When proudly, my own island harp, I unbound thee
And gave all thy chords to light, freedom and song'.
On the rear is inscribed:
'The poet of all circles, and the idol
of his own' Byron.
Listing NGR: ST9631565195
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