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Latitude: 53.1921 / 53°11'31"N
Longitude: -2.8733 / 2°52'23"W
OS Eastings: 341749
OS Northings: 366465
OS Grid: SJ417664
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2Y9S
Mapcode Global: WH88F.T1Y6
Plus Code: 9C5V54RG+RM
Entry Name: Obelisk Cenotaph to George Marsh, Martyr
Listing Date: 10 January 1972
Last Amended: 23 July 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1375707
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469686
Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Electoral Ward/Division: Boughton
Built-Up Area: Chester
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Chester St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Chester
CHESTER CITY (EM)
1932-1/6/8 (South side)
10/01/72 Obelisk cenotaph to George Marsh,
(Formerly Listed as:
Obelisk cenotaph. 1888-98. Erected at the expense of Nessie
Brown, 1888, in 1898 by Henry Stolterfoth, Mayor of Chester.
Polished granite plinth and obelisk on freestone ashlar base.
The north face is inscribed "TO THE MEMORY OF GEORGE MARSH
MARTYR WHO WAS BURNED TO DEATH NEAR THIS SPOT FOR THE TRUTHS
SAKE APRIL 24TH 1555". The east side is inscribed "ERECTED BY
NESSIE BROWN A.D. 1888". The west side is inscribed "GEORGE
MARSH BORN AT DEAN COUNTY LANCASTER A.D. 1515". The south side
is inscribed "HENRY STOLTERFOTH MAYOR 1898".
Listing NGR: SJ4174966465
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