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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
Plus Code: 9C2WQWX3+WX
Entry Name: Hms Royal Sovereign Memorial
Listing Date: 18 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387250
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475182
Location: Portsmouth, PO1
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
774-1/8/125 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.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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