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The Cosway Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Bilsington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0716 / 51°4'17"N

Longitude: 0.9095 / 0°54'34"E

OS Eastings: 603927

OS Northings: 134285

OS Grid: TR039342

Mapcode National: GBR SZ1.NRY

Mapcode Global: FRA D6S9.44W

Plus Code: 9F323WC5+MQ

Entry Name: The Cosway Monument

Listing Date: 27 November 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181657

Location: Bilsington, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Bilsington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TR 03 SW

(west side)
The Cosway Monument


Obelisk. Erected 1835 by George Cooper. Ashlar. Simple, tall obelisk
on pedestal. The north side bears a tablet inscribed: As a tribute
of respect to the memory of Sir William Richard Cosway. Kt. this monument
was erected by his friends and the reformers of East Kent in the year
1835. G. Cooper fecit Canterbury. Cosway was killed here in a
coaching accident. The obelisk was lightning damaged and the upper
sections weathered at time of survey.

Listing NGR: TR0392734285

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