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Martyrs Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2435 / 52°14'36"N

Longitude: 0.7171 / 0°43'1"E

OS Eastings: 585603

OS Northings: 264064

OS Grid: TL856640

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.840

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CWZ1

Entry Name: Martyrs Memorial

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466466

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds

Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564SE ABBEY PRECINCTS
639-1/8/103 Martyrs Memorial

GV II

Memorial immediately to the south-east of the Norman Tower
(qv), in memory of 17 Protestant martyrs. Erected by public
subscription, 1903. Stone, in the form of an obelisk
surmounted by a ball finial. Each face of the rectangular base
has an inscribed panel, 3 giving the names and known details
of those commemorated, most of whom were burnt at the stake,
the 4th inscribed: 'WHO, FOR THEIR FAITHFUL TESTIMONY TO GOD'S
TRUTH DURING THE REIGN OF QUEEN MARY SUFFERED DEATH IN THIS
TOWN 1555-1558.'

Listing NGR: TL8560364064

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

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