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Statue of Sir Francis Drake

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5453 / 50°32'43"N

Longitude: -4.1527 / 4°9'9"W

OS Eastings: 247571

OS Northings: 73939

OS Grid: SX475739

Mapcode National: GBR NW.H14D

Mapcode Global: FRA 276M.612

Plus Code: 9C2QGRWW+4W

Entry Name: Statue of Sir Francis Drake

Listing Date: 7 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93480

Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Tavistock

Built-Up Area: Tavistock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Statue of
Sir Francis Drake
SX 47 SE 2/93 7.9.51


Erected at the expense of the Nineth Duke of Bedford 1883. Standing bronze figure
by J E Boehm, with sword, poignard and globe. Square granite plinth with bronze
reliefs of 4 scenes from the life of Sir Francis Drake Admiral and Navigator (1542-
1596). This is the original Drake statue, that on Plymouth Hoe being a replica.

Listing NGR: SX4757173939

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