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Monument South of Green Rig

A Grade II Listed Building in Nicholforest, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0997 / 55°5'59"N

Longitude: -2.8017 / 2°48'6"W

OS Eastings: 348937

OS Northings: 578662

OS Grid: NY489786

Mapcode National: GBR 89WG.7P

Mapcode Global: WH7Z5.Y20S

Entry Name: Monument South of Green Rig

Listing Date: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78160

Location: Nicholforest, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Nicholforest

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Nicholforest St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 47 NE NICHOLFOREST

8/78 Monument south of
Green Rigg

II

Monument. Inscribed THIS MONUMENT ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM FORSTER, BROWN KNOWE, WHO WAS SHOT ON THIS SPOT THE 26TH SEPTEMBER 1891,
AGED 38 (or 68) YEARS, followed by religious text; inscribed on plinth G. Hope,
Smithfield. Calciferous sandstone stepped plinth, polished Dalbeattie granite
shaft, tall tapering calciferous sandstone column. Surrounded by low wall with
cast iron speared railings. Gamekeeper who was shot by a poacher. Lies on the
boundary between Nicholforest and Bewcastle CP's.


Listing NGR: NY4893778662

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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