Hartlepool Crimean Cannon

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Reference WMO258433

Address:

Heugh Gun Battery

Hartlepool

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Trophy/Relic
Conflicts:
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
About the memorial: A cannon captured from the Russian army during the battle of Sebastopol during the Crimean war.
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A trophy from Sebastopol This cannon was captured from the Russian army at the battle of Sebastopol during the Crimean war (1854-1856). In October, 1857. The then Secretary of State, Lord Panmure, offered the cannon to the Hartlepool Borough Council, who gratefully accepted it. The cannon was transported from London on the steamship Margaret, at a total cost of £2.19s.3d. and, after a year's delay, arrived at Hartlepool in September, 1858.

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Grade II (England)

1250110

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