On a hill between Comber Mere and Marbury village, Cheshire.
A tall stone needle.
It bears an inscription in memory of Viscount Combermere 1773 - 1863.
IN MEMORY OF FIELD MARSHAL VISCOVNT
BORN 1773 DIED 1865. ERECTED IN 1890
BY THE DIRECTION OF HIS WIDOW MARY
VISCOVNTESS COMBERMERE WHO DIED 1889
IN UTRI QUE FORTUNA PARATU
Sir Stapleton Cotton was made 1st Baron Combermere in 1814,
and elevated to Viscount Comberemere in 1830.
The Field Marshall's two greatest victories, at Salamanca, Spain, in 1812,
and Bhutpore, India, in 1825,
were celebrated in Cheshire by building two Inns
"The Bhurtpore" at Aston, and "The Salamanca" (now closed) at Wrenbury.