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Latitude: 50.7996 / 50°47'58"N
Longitude: -1.0951 / 1°5'42"W
OS Eastings: 463868
OS Northings: 100398
OS Grid: SU638003
Mapcode National: GBR VQD.KC
Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.H5Q
Entry Name: Hms Active Memorial
Listing Date: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387246
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475178
Location: Portsmouth, PO1
County: City of Portsmouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Charles Dickens
Built-Up Area: Portsmouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Portsea St George
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SU6300 VICTORIA PARK
774-1/8/121 HMS Active Memorial
Monument. Late C19. Granite. 4 sided polished pink granite
obelisk and base set on grey unpolished granite stepped
sub-base. Inscriptions read: "Erected by the Officers and
Ship's Company of H.M.S. Active", late flagship on the west
coast of Africa and Cape of Good Hope station to perpetuate
the memory of those of their shipmates who perished while
gallantly doing their duty with the Naval Brigade of that ship
during the Kafir War of 1877-8 and the Zulu War of 1879".
Casualties are listed with the inscription "Agilis et parata".
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 19).
Listing NGR: SU6610802158
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