29 Dec 2019 - St Luke's Church, Gaddesby, Leicestershire

St Luke's Church, Gaddesby, Leicestershire.

Edward Hawkins Cheney 1778-1848 of the Royal Scots Greys fighting at Waterloo. His horse shot, collapsing; one of four he rode into battle. He survived the battle dying in 1845.
The frieze below the sculpture depicts Sergeant Ewart, related to Cheney by marriage, seizing the French Eagle Standard.
Sculpted by Joseph Gott 1785-1860 who apprenticed to John Flaxman between 1798 and 1802. In 1822 Gott travelled to Rome and met Canova.

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