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Latitude: 50.7997 / 50°47'58"N
Longitude: -1.0946 / 1°5'40"W
OS Eastings: 463900
OS Northings: 100400
OS Grid: SU639004
Mapcode National: GBR VQG.N0
Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.HC6
Entry Name: Hms Centurion Memorial
Listing Date: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387247
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475179
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
774-1/8/122 HMS Centurion Memorial
Monument. c1902. Granite. Polished pink granite column with
elaborate finial on square base set on grey unpolished granite
stepped sub-base, metal leaf motif at centre of column, and a
bronze bust depicting a Centurion set into the base. Erected
by "Admiral Sir C.H. Seymore, G.C.B., the Captain, Officers
and Ship's Company at H.M.S. Centurion". "In memory of the
officers and men of that ship who were killed or died of
wounds received whilst gallantly doing their duty in the Naval
Brigade, North China, 1900." "Also in memory of those officers
and men who died during the commission 1897-1901". A list of
casualties is given together with the following place names:
Peitsang, Hsiku, Peiyangy Tientsin.
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 22).
Listing NGR: SU6610802158
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