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Trafalgar Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7848 / 50°47'5"N

Longitude: -1.0994 / 1°5'57"W

OS Eastings: 463582

OS Northings: 98743

OS Grid: SZ635987

Mapcode National: GBR VPQ.5P

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.MHF

Entry Name: Trafalgar Monument

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474404

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
774-1/25/8 Trafalgar Monument
25/09/72

II

Monument. Anchor from HMS Victory (ship laid down in 1759,
launched in 1765) set on battered granite stone plinth with 2
granite stepped bases. Inscription reads 'The Victory's Anchor
Oct. 21st 1805'. Main inscriptions read 'The Battle of
Trafalgar. The British fleet consisted of 27 sail of the line;
that of the allies of France and Spain 33, of these 19 were
taken or destroyed by Lord Nelson' and 'Near this memorial on
the 14th September 1805, Admiral Lord Nelson embarked for the
last time, being killed on the following 21st October at the
victorious Battle of Trafalgar'.
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-).


Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

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