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Alexandrian Pillar or the Hoy Monument
Michael Hoy, a successful Russian merchant, had the monument erected to commemorate the visit to Britain in 1814 of ‘His Imperial Majesty Alexander the 1st, Emperor of all the Russias’ - this ....
Palmer Memorial (The), Bembridge
The Palmer Memorial, at the Bembridge end of the Embankment, is in memory of the Rev James Nelson Palmer who was appointed Curate of the Yaverland parish in 1879, late becoming Rector there, and ....
Sir John Simeon Memorial Cross
The Simeon Memorial Cross stands at the junction of Castle Road and Carisbrooke Road to the west of Newport.
The inscription on the base of the cross is very worn and parts unreadable, the ....
Valentine Gray, the little sweep, Memorial
Worsley Obelisk (The), Wroxall/ Godshill
On Stenbury Down above Appuldurcombe House,near Wroxall, an obelisk was erected in 1774 by Sir Richard Worsley in memory of his ancestor, Sir Robert Worsley.
In 1831 the monument was struck ....
Yarborough Monument (The), Bembridge Down
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