General Gordon lamp post restored

General Charles Gordon, 1833 – 1885 is remembered not by a blue plaque but by a new information board, installed by Exeter Civic Society beside the recently restored lamp post which bears an inscription in memory of General Charles Gordon (1833-1885), the hero of the siege of Khartoum which is located at Livery Dole, at the junction of Magdalen Road and Heavitree Road, Exeter.

General Charles Gordon, 1833 – 1885: This new information board, installed by Exeter Civic Society, explains – not a plaque but how a nearby lamp post came to have an inscription in memory of General Gordon, the hero of the siege of Khartoum. Puzzled? Find out all about it at Livery Dole, at the junction of Magdalene Road and Heavitree Road.