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Rebel Stone - Here Lyeth a Rebel 1746

Tuxford - Rebel Stone


Not many people know but the Rebel Stone is actually Grade 2 listed 

Listing Date: 14 November 1985
Listing NGR: SK7458870168


Located on the right-hand side of the road as you leave Tuxford via Ashvale Road, heading out towards Sutton on Trent.

Rebel stone. Mid C18. Ashlar. Rectangular stone, 2 metres high, being splayed at the base and with moulded cap. The left/south side with a defaced inscription said to have been inscribed 'Here lies a rebel, 1746'. Marking the burial place of a Scotsman who fell in the rebellion of 1745-6.


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