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Trident Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474406

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
774-1/25/332 Trident Memorial

II

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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