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Latitude: 52.4988 / 52°29'55"N
Longitude: -1.5504 / 1°33'1"W
OS Eastings: 430615
OS Northings: 289085
OS Grid: SP306890
Mapcode National: GBR 5JN.BTY
Mapcode Global: VHBWK.2GP8
Plus Code: 9C4WFCXX+GR
Entry Name: Duke of Suffolks' Monument at Sp 3061 8909
Listing Date: 30 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184805
English Heritage Legacy ID: 309102
Location: Astley, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV10
District: North Warwickshire
Civil Parish: Astley
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Astley St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
ASTLEY Duke of Suffolk's Monument at
SP 3061 8909
Monument. c.1891. Sandstone. Roughly curved conical shape, approximately 1.9
metres in diameter and 2 metres high. A large vertical panel cut into it has
remains of inscription recording that Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lord of the
Manor of Astley and father of Lady Jane Grey, took refuge in a large hollow oak
tree on this spot. The tree was blown down in 1891.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol VI, p17)
Listing NGR: SP3061589085
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