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Aboukir Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7823 / 50°46'56"N

Longitude: -1.0962 / 1°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 463810

OS Northings: 98472

OS Grid: SZ638984

Mapcode National: GBR VQ7.66

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.W6H

Entry Name: Aboukir Memorial

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474354

Location: Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude

Parish: Southsea

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


774-1/26/327 Aboukir Memorial


Monument. c1875, restored 1984. By Baker of Southsea. Ashlar
stone. 4-sided obelisk on stepped base. Inscriptions read
"Erected by Commodore A.F.R. De Horsey, A.D.C., the Officers
and men 1873-1874 on board H.M.S. Aboukir. In memory of 48
Officers and Men who died during the epidemic of yellow fever
on board H.M.S. Aboukir at Jamaica in 1873-74". Bronze plaque
reads "Restored in 1984 by the descendants of Mr A.E. Thomas
and Mrs E.E. Thomas".
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-).

Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

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