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Captain Charles Beecroft Grave Stone

Address : Rothesay Cemetery, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0855421017

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the Rothesay conservation area

Site Description : Tombstone of Captain Charles Beecroft who served in the Navy during latter part of Napoleonic Wars being commander of several medium sized warships. After the wars he retired to Union Street in Luton where he died in 1859

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Historic Interest; Association with Individuals or Events of Special Local Value

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to the Captain Charles Beecroft Grave Stone and are all within about 300 metres :

Adelaide Street
43 Adelaide Street [Draft Local List]
Blyth Place
1-14 Blyth Place [Draft Local List]
Cardiff Road
12 Cardiff Road [Draft Local List]
Dumfries Street
45-55 Dumfries Street [Grade II listed]
Gladstone Avenue
1-11 Gladstone Avenue [Draft Local List]
2-22 Gladstone Avenue [Draft Local List]
Rothesay Cemetery
Lodge and Gates [Draft Local List]
Rothesay Road
59 & 61 Rothesay Road [Draft Local List]
Russell Street
St Saviours Church [Draft Local List]
Wellington Street
93 Wellington Street [Grade II listed]
117-129 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]
152 Wellington Street - The Fountain Public House [Grade II listed]

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