MEMORIAL TO THE 79TH REGIMENT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1205759

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1959

Statutory Address: MEMORIAL TO THE 79TH REGIMENT, CLIFTON DOWN

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Location

Statutory Address: MEMORIAL TO THE 79TH REGIMENT, CLIFTON DOWN

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

District: City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 56983 73276

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST5673SE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton 901-1/7/755 (South East side) 08/01/59 Memorial to the 79th Regiment

II*

War memorial. Erected 1766 by General Draper, moved 1882. Portland stone and purple slate. Rectangular plinth with angle buttresses, surmounted by a sarcophagus with scrolled brackets at the corners, and an urn with a flame. HISTORICAL NOTE: erected in the garden of Manilla House by its owner, the General, to commemorate the Indian part of the Seven Years War 1759-62. Moved when Manilla Road was built. A very early war memorial.

Listing NGR: ST5698373276

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, 15 December 2016.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 379213

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 15/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/183652
War Memorials Register, accessed 15/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/3168

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