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IoE Number: 236783
Location: NELSON MONUMENT AND RAILINGS TO WEST 350 SOUTH OF RASHERCAP, OLD A1 (west side)
  FELTON, ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND
Photographer: Mr Kenneth Robinson
Date Photographed: 21 August 2004
Date listed: 31 December 1969
Date of last amendment: 31 December 1969
Grade II

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FELTONOLD A 1NU 10 SE(West side)6/114Nelson monumentand railings to

FELTON OLD A 1 NU 10 SE (West side) 6/114 Nelson monument and railings to 31/12/69 west, 350 metres south of Rashercap II Obelisk to commemorate Nelson's victory at Trafalgar, and railings. Early C19. Obelisk ashlar; cast-iron railings on squared stone dwarf wall. Obelisk c.2.7 metres square. 3-metres high base part has plinth and square cornice, above which a tapering shaft rises to a flattened pyramidal cap; total height c.12 metres. Inscribed panel on east side of base: NOT TO COMMEMORATE THE PUBLIC VIRTUES AND HEROIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF NELSON WHICH IS THE DUTY OF ENGLAND BUT TO THE MEMORY OF PRIVATE FRIENDSHIP THIS ERECTION IS DEDICATED BY ALEXANDER DAVISON SWARLAND HALL On cornice above 'VICTORY 21ST OCTOBER 1805' and on shaft 'ENGLAND EXPECTS EVERY MAN TO DO HIS DUTY'. O.S.B.M. on base. The railings form a half-circle behind the obelisk; dwarf wall with low arched coping carries square bars with moulded flat tops; the standards with curved support brackets from internal buttresses on dwarf wall. Railings in poor condition at time of survey.

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