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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MONUMENT 1/4 MILE NORTH OF NORMAN CROSS

List entry Number: 1222028

Location

MONUMENT 1/4 MILE NORTH OF NORMAN CROSS, GREAT NORTH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireHuntingdonshireDistrict AuthorityFolksworth and Washingley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 414062

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

FOLKSWORTH AND WASHINGLEY NORMAN CROSS TL 19 SE GT NORTH ROAD

(West Side) 5/94 Monument 1/4 mile north of Norman Cross II Monument. 1914. Architect H P Cart de Lafontaine, sculptor J A Stevenson, builder J Thompson & Co, erected by the Entente Cordiale Society. Limestone column with square cap surmounted by a bronze eagle, plinth with bronze plaque inscribed 'IN MEMORIAM THIS COLUMN WAS ERECTED AD 1914 TO THE MEMORY OF ONE THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SOLDIERS AND SAILORS, NATIVES OR ALLIES OF FRANCE TAKEN PRISONERS OF WAR DURING THE REPUBLICAN AND NAPOLEONIC WARS WITH GREAT BRITAIN AD 1793-1814 WHO DIED IN THE MILITARY DEPOT AT NORMAN CROSS WHICH FORMERLY STOOD NEAR THIS SPOT 1797-1814. DULCE . ET . DECORUM . EST . PRO . PATRIA . MORI."

VCH Huntingdonshire p31 Builder. Aug 1. 1913 Peterborough Nat. Hist. Soc. Reports 41/42/43/54 1925

Listing NGR: TL1588091424

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Peterborough Natural History Society Reports - Date: 1925 - Journal Title: Peterborough Natural History Society Reports
  2. Article  Reference - Title: 1 August - Date: 1913 - Journal Title: The Builder
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W and Proby, G - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Huntingdon - Date: 1936 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 31

National Grid Reference: TL 15880 91424

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