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Nichol memorial adjoining No 10 High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8015 / 51°48'5"N

Longitude: -4.9707 / 4°58'14"W

OS Eastings: 195267

OS Northings: 215598

OS Grid: SM952155

Mapcode National: GBR CK.XRPH

Mapcode Global: VH1RD.SZJD

Entry Name: Nichol memorial adjoining No 10 High Street

Listing Date: 30 November 2005

Last Amended: 30 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87091

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Situated on triangle of pavement between High Street and Dark Street.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd)

Community: Haverfordwest

Built-Up Area: Haverfordwest

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Granite urn memorial of 1912 to the C16 Protestant martyr William Nichol.

Exterior

Red Aberdeen granite turned urn on short round shaft with coved cap and raised plinth. Incised decoration, the patterns left unpolished. The memorial stands on a sandstone block with ogee-chamfered upper angles. Inscription 'The noble army of martyrs praise thee. On this spot William Nichol of this town was burnt at the stake for the truth April 9th 1558'.

Reasons for Listing

Included for special historical interest as a memorial to C16 Marian persecutions.

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