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Hms Royal Sovereign Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7999 / 50°47'59"N

Longitude: -1.095 / 1°5'42"W

OS Eastings: 463871

OS Northings: 100424

OS Grid: SU638004

Mapcode National: GBR VQD.K9

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.H6Q

Entry Name: Hms Royal Sovereign Memorial

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475182

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


774-1/8/125 HMS Royal Sovereign Memorial


Monument. c1903. By White Bros. of Landport. Granite. 4 sided
obelisk on base set on sandstone slab. Erected by the Officers
and men "In memory of those killed in a gun accident on board
H.M.S. Sovereign off Platea, November 9th 1901, whilst
discharging their duty"... also to the memory of those who
died during The Commission". Inscriptions list those who were
killed and those who died during the commission 1899-1902.
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 20).

Listing NGR: SU6610802158

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 20 July 2017.

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