Battle of the Nile Cross


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Reference WMO251141

Address:

Thoresby Park

Perlethorpe, Notts

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Revolutionary/Napoleonic (1792-1815)
About the memorial: Memorial cross. 1798. Dressed gritstone. Square base with octagonal-sectioned cross with domed ends, cross inscribed to south 'Fear God Honour the King ... 1798...Nile' and to north, 'Love one Another'. Base inscribed to south, 'Deedes Not Wordes/God Save the Queen/Victorian Jubilee July 20 1897'. The other sides are inscribed 'Swear not at all','Thou shalt not covet' and 'Drink the ruin of millions'. Originally part of a group of memorials to the Battle of the Nile, erected by the owner of the Thoresby Estate, who was a naval officer. c Historic England listing entry
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Grade II (England)

1370245

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