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The Chattri

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Type: Historic Site

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South Downs
nr Patcham
East Sussex


The Chattri (which means umbrella in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu) is a monument located in the South Downs near Patcham dedicated to the Indian Soldiers who died in the First World War

The monument is on the Downs above Patcham marks the site of the cremation place for Hindu and Sikh soldiers who died of their wounds at the Royal Pavilion Hospital during World War One.

It was unveiled in 1921 by the then Prince of Wales.

Site is accessible via a bridleway (walk, cycle, horseride) and forms part of a waymarked 'Chattri & the Windmills' route.

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Open All Year
1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

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