Battle of Barnet

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Reference WMO261696

Address:

Kitts End Road

jct Barnet Road

Monken Hadley

Barnet

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Wars of the Roses (1455-1487)
About the memorial: Commemorates Edward IV's victory over the Earl of Warwick and Henry VI in 1471. The actual site was about 300 metres to the south east.
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Side 1: HERE was/ fought the Famous BATTLE/ Between EDWARD/ the 4th and the/ EARL of WARWICK/ April the 14th/ ANNO/ 1471/ in which the EARL/ Was Defeated/ And Slain. SIDE 2: TO HATFIELD VII MILES 3/4 SIDE 3: FROM ST ALBANS VIII MILES 3/4 SIDE 4: THIS WAS ERECTED 1740

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