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Monument to the Continental

A Grade II Listed Building in Shurdington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8689 / 51°52'8"N

Longitude: -2.0819 / 2°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 394457

OS Northings: 218932

OS Grid: SO944189

Mapcode National: GBR 2MJ.VW4

Mapcode Global: VH94F.V9R3

Entry Name: Monument to the Continental

Listing Date: 22 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135057

Location: Shurdington, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL51

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Shurdington

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

LECKHAMPTON -
SO 91 NW at
NGR 9445 1895

4/107 Monument to The Continental

II

Monument to the horse Continental. Dated 1902. Large blocks
roughly squared and dressed stone arranged to form a rough pyramid,
formerly within an iron railing. Inscription 'To THE MEMORY OF /
THE CONTINENTAL / -------Y. -------D FAIR HAVEN /. FOALED 1891
DIED 1902 / AND THE FAVORITE HORSE / OF CECIL ELWES / BY WHOM THESE
THINGS WERE WRITTEN'.


Listing NGR: SO9445718932

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