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Latitude: 51.8689 / 51°52'8"N
Longitude: -2.0819 / 2°4'54"W
OS Eastings: 394457
OS Northings: 218932
OS Grid: SO944189
Mapcode National: GBR 2MJ.VW4
Mapcode Global: VH94F.V9R3
Entry Name: Monument to the Continental
Listing Date: 22 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135057
Location: Shurdington, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL51
Civil Parish: Shurdington
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 91 NW at
NGR 9445 1895
4/107 Monument to The Continental
Monument to the horse Continental. Dated 1902. Large blocks
roughly squared and dressed stone arranged to form a rough pyramid,
formerly within an iron railing. Inscription 'To THE MEMORY OF /
THE CONTINENTAL / -------Y. -------D FAIR HAVEN /. FOALED 1891
DIED 1902 / AND THE FAVORITE HORSE / OF CECIL ELWES / BY WHOM THESE
THINGS WERE WRITTEN'.
Listing NGR: SO9445718932
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