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Statue of William Iii to South West of Building Number 1/87c (Building Number 1/87c Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SU 6200 NE MAIN ROAD
(Northeast side)
HM Naval Base
774-1/17/224 Statue of William III to SW
of Building No 1/87C (Building
No 1/87C not included)

GV II


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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