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Latitude: 50.7833 / 50°47'0"N
Longitude: -1.0976 / 1°5'51"W
OS Eastings: 463715
OS Northings: 98583
OS Grid: SZ637985
Mapcode National: GBR VQ0.7C
Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.N78
Entry Name: Trident Memorial
Listing Date: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386990
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474406
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
774-1/25/332 Trident Memorial
Monument. c1860, re-erected 1877. By Macdonald Field and Co.
Granite. 4-sided polished pink granite obelisk on stepped base
set on unpolished granite slab. Inscription reads "To the
memory of forty-four Officers and Men of H.M.S. Trident who
died of yellow fever in the short space of six weeks during
the unusual epidemic at Sierra Leone 1859". "Erected by
Commander F.A. Close and the surviving Officers and Men".
"Re-erected by Admiral Close, 1877".
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 4).
Listing NGR: SZ6425599150
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