Battle of Lewes

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Reference WMO243062

Address:

Priory Gardens

Priory Street

Lewes, East Sussex

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Other Concrete
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • 13th Century Wars
About the memorial: A bronze helmet set on a concrete base. Dedicatory plaque is placed on the front of the base. The helmet has a There is a cross-shaped slit at the front with a decorative band around the top depicting scenes from the battle. A dedicatory brass plaque has been placed on the front of the concrete base.
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Plaque: PRESENTED TO THE PEOPLE OF LEWES/ BY THEIR MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT/ SIR TUFTON BEAMISH, M.C./ TO MARK THE 700th ANNIVERSARY/ OF THE BATTLE OF LEWES/ FOUGHT ON THE 14TH MAY, 1264/ AND UNVEILED BY/ THE DUKE OF NORFOLK E.M. K.G./ DESIGNED AND EXECUTED BY/ ENZO PLAZZOTTA. Around the helmet: NOW ENGLISHMEN; READ ON ABOUT THIS BATTLE FOUGHT AT LEWES WALLS; BECAUSE OF THIS YOU ARE ALIVE AND SAFE REJOICE THEN IN GOD/ LAW IS LIKE FIRE FOR IT LIGHTS AS TRUTH, WARMS/ AS CHARITY, BURNS AS ZEAL, WITH THESE VIRTUES AS/ HIS GUIDES THE KING WILL RULE WELL.

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