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Ruskin Memorial, Friar's Crag

This memorial for the Victorian visionary, John Ruskin (1819 - 1900), is located on Friar's Crag, by the east shore of Derwentwater, about ½ mile south-east of Keswick. The memorial is made from a vertical slab of local slate; on the side facing the lake is a bust of Ruskin in relief. The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

"The first thing which I remember as an event in my life was being taken by my nurse to the brow of Friar's Crag on Derwentwater" (John Ruskin)

Keswick Derwent Water (Lake District) John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) Historic Buildings and Monuments in Keswick
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Memorial to John Ruskin

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Ruskin's memorial, Friar's Crag

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John Ruskin's Memorial stone on Friar's Crag

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John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
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John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
- Overview About John Ruskin John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) was one of the leading visionaries and thinkers of the Victorian era. John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) …
RUSKIN MONUMENT - Friar's Crag - List Entry
- "Circa 1900. Vertical slab of local slate, inscribed on 2 faces, and with bust in relief in a roundel on side facing the lake. Art nouveau lettering, with quotations from …

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List number: 1327119
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY2637322277


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