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