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Hms Powerful Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7996 / 50°47'58"N

Longitude: -1.095 / 1°5'41"W

OS Eastings: 463875

OS Northings: 100392

OS Grid: SU638003

Mapcode National: GBR VQD.KD

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.H6V

Entry Name: Hms Powerful Memorial

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475181

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


774-1/8/124 HMS Powerful Memorial


Monument. c1900. Granite. 4 sided polished pink granite
obelisk and base set on stepped stone base. Erected by
"Captain the Hon. Hedworth Lambton, C.B., officers and ships
company of H.M.S. Powerful", to "The memory of the officers
and men of the Naval Brigade to H.M.S. Powerful who were
killed in action or died during the campaign in South Africa,
1899-1900". Inscriptions list those who died and the following
place names: Ladysmith, Graspan, Belmont, Moddere River,
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 18).

Listing NGR: SU6610802158

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