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Hms Victoria Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7995 / 50°47'58"N

Longitude: -1.0947 / 1°5'41"W

OS Eastings: 463892

OS Northings: 100385

OS Grid: SU638003

Mapcode National: GBR VQF.YJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 86LZ.HB4

Entry Name: Hms Victoria Monument

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475185

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


774-1/8/127 HMS Victoria Monument


Monument. Late C19. Granite. 4-sided obelisk on base. Memorial
in memory of the Officers and men who lost their lives on
board H.M.S. Victoria, June 22nd 1893; erected by the
survivors. H.M.S. Victoria sank from a collision with the
Campordown off the coast of Tripoli. Those who died are listed
on a bronze plaque. An added stone plaque states that "This
monument was removed from the Town Hall Square at the request
of the survivors on the 10th April 1903.:
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1984-: 16).

Listing NGR: SU6610802158

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