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Obelisk Cenotaph to George Marsh, Martyr

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Description


CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 BOUGHTON
1932-1/6/8 (South side)
10/01/72 Obelisk cenotaph to George Marsh,
martyr
(Formerly Listed as:
BOUGHTON
Obelisk)

II

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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