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Latitude: 50.8226 / 50°49'21"N
Longitude: -4.0539 / 4°3'14"W
OS Eastings: 255426
OS Northings: 104573
OS Grid: SS554045
Mapcode National: GBR KR.XDTT
Mapcode Global: FRA 26DX.NGH
Entry Name: Morris Monument
Listing Date: 29 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165110
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93126
Location: Hatherleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Hatherleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hatherleigh St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 50 SE
7/20 Morris Monument
Monument to Lieutenant Colonel William Morris. Erected 1860 by the firm E. B.
Stephens of London. Granite ashlar. Very large obelisk with a bronze bas-relief at
front of pedestal depicting Morris being carried from the battlefield of Balaclava .
William Morris was born in Fishleigh in Hatherleigh and distinguished himself in the
battle of Balaclava - notorious for the Charge of the Light Brigade - later acting
as Assistant Adjutant - General in the quelling of the Indian mutiny before dying of
sunstroke there at the age of 38 in 1858. The obelisk was erected by public
subscription to commemorate Morris's exploits and his successful return from
Source: The Story of Hatherleigh
Listing NGR: SS5542604573
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