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King Edward I Monument, Burgh by Sands, Cumbria. Watching Brief Report

Town, Matthew (2000) King Edward I Monument, Burgh by Sands, Cumbria. Watching Brief Report. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Oxford Archaeology North undertook a photographic and descriptive survey of The King
Charles II Monument, also known as Black Dub, on the Crosby Ravensworth Fell,
The survey recorded a number of blocks of stone with latin inscriptions upon them,
which appear to relate to the original monument set up in 1685 by the Duke of Norfolk.
The stones recovered show clearly that the first monument was a pillar, and a very grand
affair, giving a good indication of the psyche of the man who erected the monument. The
actual dedication to King Edward I amounts to only one paragraph, stating he was much
revered and highlighting the situation of his death. The rest of the inscriptions appear to
relate solely to the dedicator, who appears to have been ‘rehearsing his pedigree’ by
highlighting his estates and positions.

Item Type: Client Report
Subjects: Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cumbria
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology North
Depositing User: barker
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2022 14:32
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2022 14:32
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/6651

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