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Prince Christian Victor Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3663 / 50°21'58"N

Longitude: -4.1395 / 4°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 247934

OS Northings: 54005

OS Grid: SX479540

Mapcode National: GBR RBS.JC

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.K3J

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V86+G6

Entry Name: Prince Christian Victor Memorial

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473854

Location: The Hoe, 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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Description


PLYMOUTH

SX4754 THE PROMENADE, Hoe
740-1/57/307 Prince Christian Victor Memorial
01/05/75
(Formerly Listed as:
THE HOE, Plymouth
Prince Christian Victor Memorial)

GV II

War memorial. 1902 erected in memory of Christian Victor,
Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, who died in the Boer War.
Polished pink granite partly fluted obelisk on a plinth with
bronze plaques, set on a stepped granite base. Square plan. To
each side of the plinth is a segmental-arched panel, 2 of the
panels depict Boer War engagements, the front panel depicts
the war hero being carried aloft by an angel; the other panel
is of a heavenly scene with angels. There is a low perimeter
fence with granite bollards linked by chains.
One of a fine group of memorials on the Hoe.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
665).


Listing NGR: SX4793454005


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.

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