Basset Monument, Carn Brea, CORNWALL

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An impressive 27 metre high, Celtic cross monument to Francis Basset, 1st Baron de Dunstanville and Basset (1757-1835). Basset gained recognition for erecting earthworks to defend plymouth from French and Spanish fleets in 1779. The monument was erected in 1836 and the inscription reads ' The County of Cornwall to the memory of Francis Lord de Dunstanville and Basset A.D. 1836.
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NateLawrence 11 months ago
Greetings, Dwayne!

I just wanted to let you know that I did finally reply to you in the forum, regarding your question about this synth.

http://photosynth.net/discussion.aspx?cat=a03647b9-821e-439b-8dbc-ae0239d6870d&dis=d904080e-61ff-4309-a76a-bb2fe731b41e

Thanks for sharing this piece of Cornwall with the world.

According to my grandfather and uncle, our family has roots there.

Greetings from across the pond. ツ
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