STATUE OF ETHELFLEDA APPROXIMATELY 13.5 METRES EAST OF HOLLOWAY LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1208317

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1992

Statutory Address: STATUE OF ETHELFLEDA APPROXIMATELY 13.5 METRES EAST OF HOLLOWAY LODGE, HOLLOWAY

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Location

Statutory Address: STATUE OF ETHELFLEDA APPROXIMATELY 13.5 METRES EAST OF HOLLOWAY LODGE, HOLLOWAY

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Tamworth (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 20576 03893

Summary

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History

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Details

TAMWORTH

SK2003NE HOLLOWAY 670-1/9/79 (East side) Statue of Ethelfleda approx 13.5m E of Holloway Lodge

GV II

Statue. 1913. Ashlar with granite base. Circular base in form of seat on octagonal step. Short pier on inscribed plinth, with entasis and spiral pattern, roll-moulded base and Anglo-Saxon interlace to capital, supports statue of Ethelfleda in Anglo-Saxon dress with sword and child. Inscription records erection to commemorate raising of castle mound by Ethelfleda (spelt Aethelfleda) in 913. Ethelfleda, known as 'The Lady of the Mercians', was the daughter of Alfred the Great and sister of Edmund the Elder, who led the defence of Mercia against the Danes, fortifying Tamworth and other towns. (Wood H: Borough by Prescription: Tamworth: 1958-: P.5-6).

Listing NGR: SK2057603893

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 386504

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Wood, H, Borough By Prescription Tamworth, (1958), 5-6

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