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Latitude: 50.3653 / 50°21'55"N
Longitude: -4.1416 / 4°8'29"W
OS Eastings: 247779
OS Northings: 53903
OS Grid: SX477539
Mapcode National: GBR RBF.RT
Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.J9F
Entry Name: Armada Memorial
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Last Amended: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386461
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473848
Location: Plymouth, PL1
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4753 THE PROMENADE, Hoe
740-1/66/302 Armada Memorial
(Formerly Listed as:
THE HOE, Plymouth
Memorial. 1888. By Herbert A Gribble, architect and W Charles
May, sculptor. Dressed granite with bronze fittings and
sculpture. Octagonal stepped base to square panelled plinth
with entablature, ramped in to tall panelled chest with
entablature and further ramped in to entablature of base for
bronze of Britannia with lion. Front has crowned shield with
drapes, panel depicting the Armada above, the inscription: "HE
BLEW WITH HIS WINDS AND THEY WERE SCATTERED" and the chest
with a wreathed medallion with head of presumably the Spanish
admiral, Sedonia. There is a low perimeter fence with granite
plinth and chains between turned cast-iron stanchions.
One of a very fine sequence of memorials and monuments on the
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
Listing NGR: SX4777953903
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