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Monument in Victoria Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Saltash, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4091 / 50°24'32"N

Longitude: -4.2163 / 4°12'58"W

OS Eastings: 242616

OS Northings: 58926

OS Grid: SX426589

Mapcode National: GBR NS.RNTB

Mapcode Global: FRA 271Z.570

Entry Name: Monument in Victoria Gardens

Listing Date: 22 November 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60439

Location: Saltash, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Saltash

Built-Up Area: Saltash

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Saltash

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/06/2017 and on 25/01/2018

SX 4258

FORE STREET (west end),
Monument in Victoria Gardens


Circa 1900. Granite tapering pier with modillion capping supporting crown. Plinth has bronze relief of hero and a tablet inscribed "This monument was erected by his countrymen at home and abroad - To the memory of Major General Sir William Penn Symons KCB of Hatt who fell while commanding the British Troops at Talana Hill, Natal on 20 October 1899".

Listing NGR: SX4261658926

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, 16 June 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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