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The Monument, Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably 20th century

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The Basset Monument, built in 1836, on Carn Brea with adjoining rock outcrop. The 90 foot high granite monument was erected in memory of Francis Basset of Tehidy. He received his peerage as Baron de Dunstanville in 1780 for marching his miners to Plymouth where they made the marine fortifications safe during the French and Spanish Armada of 1779. Photographer: Unknown.

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Media ID 14793054

Date: 3rd May 2018

: TRURI : ILLcb.40

Image Size: 8233 x 6156 Pixels

Filesize is 12.85MB

Associated Categories: Illogan

Keywords:  cornish

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