Monument record MDR7379 - Three Ships Rocks, Birchen Edge, Brichen Edge, Baslow and Bubnell

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

There rocks above Birchen Edge close to Nelson's Monument. The names of three warships supposed to have participated in the Battle of Trafalgar have been inscribed on these rocks. The Nelson Society (involved with refurbishment of Nelson's ball in early 1990's) have researched ships crew lists etc and cannot find any local connection for choosing these three ships. (1) (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Smith, K.. 2000. Pers. Comm..
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. 1991. Photo:PPJPB:SMR:1991:481.14 (B and W)/15839.1 (slides). B and W and slide.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2791 7293 (10m by 10m) (Centre)
Civil Parish BASLOW AND BUBNELL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Apr 13 2015 11:21AM

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