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Peel or Shannon Naval Brigade Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.785 / 50°47'5"N

Longitude: -1.0997 / 1°5'58"W

OS Eastings: 463565

OS Northings: 98764

OS Grid: SZ635987

Mapcode National: GBR VPN.SJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.FF4

Entry Name: Peel or Shannon Naval Brigade Monument

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474388

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


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6398NE CLARENCE ESPLANADE, Southsea
774-1/25/331 Peel or Shannon Naval Brigade
25/09/72 Monument

II

Monument. 1860. Granite and stone. 4-sided tapering pier with
polished pink granite panels framed in white granite supports,
cornice with shell ornamentation to frieze surmounted by
elaborate bronze finial. Monument sits on stepped stone plinth
with canon bollards at corners. Bronze finial was cast from
the metal of a gun captured at Lucknow and presented to
Shannon's Brigade by General Lord Clyde, GCB, C-in-C of the
army. The monument was erected in 1860 by the Officers and
Crew of HMS Shannon in memory of Captain Sir William Peel,
KCB, Captain Thos. Gray, RN, Mr MP Gavuey, mate, Mr MA Daniel,
midshipman, the seaman and marines of the Shannon's Naval
Brigade who fell whilst employed in the NW Provinces of India
during the mutiny 1857-58.
(Berridge DW: Monuments & Memorials in the City of Portsmouth:
1984-: 7).

Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

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