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Tyndale Monument

 

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  • Tyndale Monument Gloucester

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  • The Tyndale Monument commemorates William Tyndale who was the first person to translate the Bible into English.
  • It overlooks the village of North Nibley where Tyndale was born.
  • The enscription on the monument reads - ERECTED A.D. 1866 IN GREATFUL REMEMBRANCE OF WILLIAM TYNDALE TRANSLATOR OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE WHO FIRST CAUSED THE NEW TESTAMENT TO BE PRINTED IN THE MOTHER TOUNGE OF HIS COUNTRYMEN BORN NEAR THIS SPOT HE SUFFERED MARTYRDOM AT VILVORDEN IN FLANDERS ON OCT 6 1536
  • The tower is open to the public, the key for it can be gotten from whoever is tower warden at the time. Their address is posted on the tower door.

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Reference No.
2930
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
05-07-2005
 

Building Location

Address
Nibley Knoll, North Nibley. GL11
Council
Gloucestershire County Council
County
Gloucestershire
Region
South West
Country
United Kingdom

Building Specification

Status
Complete
Completion date
1866

Pinnacle Height (AGL)
37.00
Pinnacle Type
Flagpole
Roof Height (AGL)
33.85

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Primary Use
Monuments


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