Image Courtesy of Colyn Thomas
The Coade Stone situated near the French Garden, it was erected by the 1st Earl George Edgcumbe in 1791. The 14ft high edifice was built as a memorial to his old naval friend Timothy Brett. As may be seen from this photograph it is supported by Tortoises and has 3-dished sides. There are similar monuments in Sussex and Lincolnshire.
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