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place:- Forster Monument, Nicholforest
locality:- Green Rigg
parish Nicholforest parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
monument
coordinates:- NY48937866
10Km square:- NY47
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY4878

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
MONUMENT SOUTH OF GREEN RIG / / / NICHOLFOREST / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 78160 / NY4893778662
courtesy of English Heritage
Monument. Inscribed THIS MONUMENT ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM FORSTER, BROWN KNOWE, WHO WAS SHOT ON THIS SPOT THE 26TH SEPTEMBER 1891, AGED 38 (or 68) YEARS, followed by religious text; inscribed on plinth G. Hope, Smithfield. Calciferous sandstone stepped plinth, polished Dalbeattie granite shaft, tall tapering calciferous sandstone column. Surrounded by low wall with cast iron speared railings. Gamekeeper who was shot by a poacher. Lies on the boundary between Nicholforest and Bewcastle CP's.
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY48937866
person:- gamekeeper : Forster, William
person:- poacher
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s
event:- murder; shooting

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