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Latitude: 51.9261 / 51°55'34"N
Longitude: -2.0419 / 2°2'30"W
OS Eastings: 397214
OS Northings: 225290
OS Grid: SO972252
Mapcode National: GBR 2M0.6KL
Mapcode Global: VHB1J.KVD9
Entry Name: Monument to Lord Ellenborough's Aides Circa 35 Metres South West of Ellenborough Hotel
Listing Date: 4 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1091665
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135257
Location: Southam, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL52
Civil Parish: Southam
Built-Up Area: Southam
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Bishop's Cleeve St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/11/2014
SO 92 NE
A46 (west side)
Monument to Lord Ellenborough's Aides c35m south-west of Ellenborough Park Hotel
(Formerly listed as Monument to Lord Ellenborough's Aides c35m south-west of The De la Bere Hotel)
Monument to Lord Ellenborough's aides. Mid C19. Limestone;
artificial stone slate roof. Square open-sided plan with basement
room. Stepped plinth on 2 sides. Five semi-circular steps on the
east side. Steps down to plank door to basement on the west side.
Parapet with star-shaped openings, in a state of collapse at the
time of resurvey - May 1987, with entrance on the east side.
Paired cusped arches with central pendants on all four sides.
Octagonal memorial at centre (matching marble font in the Church of
the Ascension, Southam q.v.) with lotus flower decoration and
running floral motifs. Partially eroded inscriptions commemorating
colleagues and campaigns e.g. 'NAPIER GOVERNOR OF SCINDE. MEEANEE.
HYDERABAD'. Partially eroded inscription on the upper surface of
the memorial with inscription 'TO THE HONOUR OF THE BRAVE MEN /
-----UNDER HIS GOVERNMENT / RESTORED VICTORY TO OUR ARMS IN INDIA
/ ------ DICTATED PEACE TO C-----NA / ---- -- WALES OF NAN-N /
-----RECORDING THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS / DICTATED WITH GRATEFUL
AFFECTION / TOWARD LORD ELLENBOROUGH'. Lists of names facing
inwards above the arches including the inscription 'THE NAMES UPON
THESE WALLS / ARE THOSE OF OFFICERS MILITARY AND CIVIL / TO WHOSE
ASSISTANCE LORD ELLENBOROUGH / WAS MORE ESPECIALLY INDEBITED / FOR
THE SUCCCESS OF HIS ADMINISTRATION / IN INDIA'. Monument and
inscriptions in poor state of repair at the time of resurvey - May
Listing NGR: SO9721425290
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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