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The Nelson Monument

A Grade II* Listed Building in Boarhunt, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.8605 / 50°51'37"N

Longitude: -1.1341 / 1°8'2"W

OS Eastings: 461037

OS Northings: 107137

OS Grid: SU610071

Mapcode National: GBR 99Y.VG0

Mapcode Global: FRA 86JT.L0C

Entry Name: The Nelson Monument

Listing Date: 6 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 146337

Location: Boarhunt, Winchester, Hampshire, PO17

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Civil Parish: Boarhunt

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Boarhunt

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

13/11 The Nelson Monument
Monument 1807. Portland stone ashlar on a granite base, 120 feet high. Obelisk,
resting on a wide pedestal. The tapered shaft is recessed in the centre of each
side, the cap is above two V-shaped indentations and comprises a segmental head with recesses at the north and south face, the latter fitted with a bust of Nelson. The pedestal has recesses on the north and south faces, above a base, and the top is marked by a groove below a fillet, which turns up at each corner as acroteria. The south recess is inscribed "Consecrated to the Memory of Lord Viscount Nelson by the zealous attachment of those who fought at Trafalgar to perpetuate his triumph and their regret MDCCCV." The north recess is inscribed "The British Fleet consisted of Twenty Seven Ships of the Line of France and Spain Thirty Three Nineteen of which were taken or destroyed". Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SP6566010505

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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