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Latitude: 51.4637 / 51°27'49"N
Longitude: -0.0532 / 0°3'11"W
OS Eastings: 535335
OS Northings: 175656
OS Grid: TQ353756
Mapcode National: GBR JD.H8D
Mapcode Global: VHGR7.1G7S
Entry Name: The Scottish Martyrs Memorial, Nunhead Cemetery
Listing Date: 17 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385658
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471062
Location: Southwark, London, SE15
Electoral Ward/Division: Nunhead
Built-Up Area: Southwark
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Nunhead St Antony with St Silas
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ3375NW LINDEN GROVE
636-1/50/482 The Scottish Martyrs' Memorial,
Obelisk. 1851. Granite. Obelisk, 10m high, on square base with
inscription on each side, set within low rails of twisted iron
carried by squat corner posts.
HISTORICAL NOTE: erected through funds raised from public by
Radical MP Joseph Hume, following a public meeting in 1837, to
commemorate 5 men sentenced to be transported for sedition in
1793-94: Thomas Muir, Thomas Palmer, Joseph Gerrald, William
Skirving and Maurice Margarot. A similar monument was erected
on Calton Hill, Edinburgh in 1837.
(Macfarlane W: The Scottish Martyrs: 1983-).
Listing NGR: TQ3533575656
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