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Cavendish Memorial

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Cavendish Memorial

YDNPA, 2004,

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Cavendish Memorial

Historical Environment Record No: MYD34432

Parish: Bolton Abbey

OS Grid Reference: SE075544

Dale: Lower Wharfedale

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An elaborate Gothic fountain erected in 1886 in memory of Lord Frederick Cavendish, son of the 7th Duke of Devonshire. He was appointed Chief Secretary to Ireland in May 1882 but was assassinated in Phoenix Park, Dublin within a few hours of arriving there.
Lemmon, W (1979) Bolton Abbey & the Wharfe. Derby: English Life Publications


Lies beside car park entrance to Cavendish Pavilion on B6160 just north of Bolton Abbey village.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Bolton Abbey. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.


Viewable from roadside.

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