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Latitude: 50.7995 / 50°47'58"N
Longitude: -1.1067 / 1°6'24"W
OS Eastings: 463051
OS Northings: 100368
OS Grid: SU630003
Mapcode National: GBR VNJ.VX
Mapcode Global: FRA 86KZ.JP4
Entry Name: Statue of William Iii to South West of Building Number 1/87c (Building Number 1/87c Not Included)
Listing Date: 13 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1272288
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476675
Location: Portsmouth, PO1
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Charles Dickens
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: St Thomas of Canterbury, Portsmouth
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SU 6200 NE MAIN ROAD
HM Naval Base
774-1/17/224 Statue of William III to SW
of Building No 1/87C (Building
No 1/87C not included)
Statue of William III. Dated 1718, relocated (19and (20. Sculptor, Van Noss (Lloyd). Gilt statue, ashlar plinth, concrete podium. Plinth has moulded base and cornice; panelled sides and inscriptions "Gulielmo III Optimo Regi", and "Ricardus Norton Humilime O.D.". The statue is of William III dressed as a cloaked Roman General, crowned with a laurel wreath, holding a baton. William III order a major expansion of the naval dockyard in 1690. The statue originally stood on the parade ground, in front of Long Row (qv), and then in front of Admiralty House (qv) before being brought to its present location (Lloyd O).
(Sources: Lloyd OW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs: Portsmouth: 1974: 86 ; The Buildings of England: Lloyd o: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth: 1985: 411).
Listing NGR: SU6305100368
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