Wellington Monument

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Reference WMO246043

Address:

Baslow Edge

Bar Road

Baslow

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Unknown
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Revolutionary/Napoleonic (1792-1815)
About the memorial: Pin position approximate. The memorial is on access land at the southern end of Baslow Edge. It is a gritstone ashlar cross on a square gritstone plinth. Inscription incised in upright capitals on the arms of the cross and on the plinth. It was unveiled in 1866 a few years after the death of the Duke.
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6 o'clock face of cross: BORN 1769. WELLINGTON DIED 1852/ ERECTED 1866 BY E. M. WRENCH/ LATE (3-7?) REGT 6 o'clock face of plinth: D. L. H./ B. 17. 11. 18. D. _ 4. 1-_ (Wording partly illegible)

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