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EDWARD I MEMORIAL, Burgh by Sands

EDWARD I MEMORIAL, Burgh by Sands
EDWARD I MEMORIAL, Burgh by Sands

Large and lonely memorial to King Edward I of England, who died near here on Solway Plain on 7th July 1307, en route to invade Scotland - again.

Post code is for the village church. Walk from there or take a minor road north toward the Solway, park on a small piece of waste ground and complete your visit on foot across soggy paths/fields.

Location/Address: 1.25 miles NNW of Burgh by Sands
County: Cumbria
Post Code: CA5 6AW
Main Historic Period: Stuart
Link to featured article: Memorial to Edward I
Tip/Nearby: Hadrian's wall runs through the village. Visit St Michael's church.
Primary Management: Local Authority
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