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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

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: 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

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Listing Text

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


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