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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
Entry Name: Memorial to the 79th Regiment
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205759
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379213
Location: Bristol, BS8
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
ST5673SE CLIFTON DOWN, Clifton
901-1/7/755 (South East side)
08/01/59 Memorial to the 79th Regiment
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
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.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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