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Memorial to the 79th Regiment

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifton, Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4568 / 51°27'24"N

Longitude: -2.6205 / 2°37'13"W

OS Eastings: 356983

OS Northings: 173276

OS Grid: ST569732

Mapcode National: GBR C2J.CM

Mapcode Global: VH88M.JNH2

Plus Code: 9C3VF94H+PQ

Entry Name: Memorial to the 79th Regiment

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379213

Location: Clifton, Bristol, BS8

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Description


BRISTOL

ST5673SE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton
901-1/7/755 (South East side)
08/01/59 Memorial to the 79th Regiment

II*

War memorial. Erected 1766 by General Draper, moved 1882.
Portland stone and purple slate. Rectangular plinth with angle
buttresses, surmounted by a sarcophagus with scrolled brackets
at the corners, and an urn with a flame. HISTORICAL NOTE:
erected in the garden of Manilla House by its owner, the
General, to commemorate the Indian part of the Seven Years War
1759-62. Moved when Manilla Road was built. A very early war
memorial.


Listing NGR: ST5698373276


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 15 December 2016.

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