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Statue of Queen Victoria

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7974 / 50°47'50"N

Longitude: -1.0918 / 1°5'30"W

OS Eastings: 464100

OS Northings: 100151

OS Grid: SU641001

Mapcode National: GBR VQX.KS

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.QGC

Entry Name: Statue of Queen Victoria

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474682

Location: Portsmouth, PO1

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Charles Dickens

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Luke and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

SU 6400 SW,
774-1/21/20

PORTSMOUTH,
GUILDHALL SQUARE,
Landport,
Statue of Queen Victoria

25/09/72

II

Statue of Queen Victoria. 1903, repositioned 1972. By Alfred
Drury. Granite. Bronze statue of aged Queen Victoria set on
high 4-sided corniced plinth with moulded base. Bronze plaque
main inscription reads 'Victoria Regina et imperatrix 1837 -
1901', bronze plaque at top of plinth represents the borough
crest, further bronze plaque reads 'Erected by public
subscription during the Majority of Sir William T Dupree and
unveiled on July 8th 1903 by Lady Dupree'. Inscription on
stone base reads 'These stones were laid 19th December 1972 to
mark the building of the Civic Offices and Guildhall Square'.
The statue and base was moved from nearby during the
construction of Guildhall Square in 1972.

(Berridge D W: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 11).

Listing NGR: SU6402800165

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