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War Memorial at North West Corner of the Hoe

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3666 / 50°21'59"N

Longitude: -4.1433 / 4°8'35"W

OS Eastings: 247663

OS Northings: 54051

OS Grid: SX476540

Mapcode National: GBR RB5.48

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.HMV

Entry Name: War Memorial at North West Corner of the Hoe

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473568

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


740-1/57/291 (East side)
01/05/75 War Memorial at north-west corner of
the Hoe
(Formerly Listed as:
THE HOE, Plymouth
War Memorial at north-west Corner of
the Hoe)


War memorial. c1920 to those of Plymouth who died in World
Wars I and II. Bronze Classical female figure holding wreath,
set on granite plinth in front of polished pink granite
buttressed pier on plinth with bronze plaques. The monument is
set at the rear of a granite ashlar curved low-walled
enclosure with wide front entrance with steps flanked by
latticed balustrades.
One of a fine group of memorials on the Hoe.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4766354051

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 8 December 2016.

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