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War Memorial West of the West Bastion of the Citadel

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3644 / 50°21'51"N

Longitude: -4.1402 / 4°8'24"W

OS Eastings: 247877

OS Northings: 53804

OS Grid: SX478538

Mapcode National: GBR RBN.YQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.JWC

Entry Name: War Memorial West of the West Bastion of the Citadel

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473600

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4753 MADEIRA ROAD, Barbican
740-1/66/26 (North side)
War Memorial west of the west
Bastion of the Citadel

GV II

War memorial. c1920. To the Royal Marines of the Plymouth
Division who fell in the Great War, sculpture by W C Storr
Barber and bronze cast by AB Burton of Thames Ditton. Stepped
granite base to 3 granite plinths: the centre plinth
supporting a granite pedestal with moulded entablature
surmounted by a large bronze with a naked warrior slaying an
eagle; left of this is a marine statue in nautical uniform and
on the right is a marine statue in infantry uniform. A central
plaque is inscribed: "SO HE PASSED OVER AND ALL THE TRUMPETS
SOUNDED FOR HIM ON THE OTHER SIDE" and there are inscriptions
at left and right: "PER MARE" and "PER TERRUM". The memorial
has a perimeter fence of iron railings on a granite plinth.
The railings have spear-head finials and there are corner and
central stanchions with ball finials.

Listing NGR: SX4787753804


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.

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

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