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Hms Centurion Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SU6300 VICTORIA PARK
774-1/8/122 HMS Centurion Memorial

GV II

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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