MONUMENT TO DEAD IN CIVIL WAR SKIRMISH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1078610

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: MONUMENT TO DEAD IN CIVIL WAR SKIRMISH, BARBER'S BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address: MONUMENT TO DEAD IN CIVIL WAR SKIRMISH, BARBER'S BRIDGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Rudford and Highleadon

National Grid Reference: SO 77292 22176

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History

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Details

SO 72 SE RUDFORD BARBER'S BRIDGE

8/216 Monument to dead in Civil War skirmish



II

Monument; 1871 for W. P. Price. Rock-faced ashlar, dressed margins to horizontal joints and corners in upper part. Square needle on base. Three rock-faced steps, smooth ashlar plinth with inscription on all 4 faces, chamfered top. Tapering needle 10 courses high, steeply chamfered top, carrying stone cross. Inscription in English and Welsh. Stones taken from old walls of City of Gloucester. Commemorates Lord Herbert's Welsh force, killed in battle with Parliamentarian soldiers under Sir William Waller and Colonel Massey in 1643: their remains were discovered shortly before date of monument. Very prominent by main road. (Morris' Gloucestershire Directory, 1876.)

Listing NGR: SO7729222176



This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 January 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 125752

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Morris Directory' in Gloucestershire, (1876)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 10 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/202500
War Memorials Register, accessed 10 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/65908

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