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King Edward I Monument, Burgh by Sands


The monument marks the place on Burgh Marsh, by the Solway Firth, where King Edward I of England died (age 68) on the 7th of July, 1307 after developing dysentery. The red sandstone monument is locared about a mile north of Burgh by Sands in Cumbria. It was originally built in 1685, and rebuilt in 1803 following a collapse, and was restored and fenced in 1876. Edward I, sometimes called the 'Hammer of the Scots' was on his way north during conflict with Scotland. The monument is Grade II* listed.

Burgh By Sands 1307 1685 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Burgh by Sands Civil Parish
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King Edward I Monument

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King Edward I Monument, Solway, Cumbria

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The King Edward I Monument, Burgh Marsh

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King Edward 1 Monument Burgh by Sands

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Close up of memorial plaque King Edward 1 Monument

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KING EDWARD I MONUMENT - Burgh by Sands - List Entry
- "Monument. 1685 by Thomas or John Longstaff for the Duke of Norfolk and John Aglionby. Red sandstone ashlar. Tall square column on moulded plinth, moulded cornice, shaped cap surmounted by ...

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King Edward I (Longshanks) monument, Cumbria

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ENGLAND, LONDON, EDWARD I, LONGSHANKS 1279-1307 ---NEW COINAGE PENNY b

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List number: 1087463
List grade: 2*
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY3257460920

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