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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386988
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474404
Location: Portsmouth, PO5
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SZ6398NE CLARENCE ESPLANADE, Southsea
774-1/25/8 Trafalgar Monument
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
Listing NGR: SZ6425599150
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