Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

Page 170 - St Jude

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Monument
C.18/19/20
Trafalgar Monument. This consists of the anchor of HMS Victory on a stone plinth with a wooden cross piece. It is inscribed 'The Victory's Anchor Oct. 21st 1805'.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 635 987
2712 29
Monument
C.19
Chesapeake Monument. Corniced pedestal, polished granite column, on square base, foliate capital surmounted by bronze tripod bearing naval crown. The base of the column is decorated with bronze relief, vitrovian scroll band and dolphin heads to corners. Dedicated to the ship's company of HMS Chesapeake, 1862.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 363 987
2712 30
Monument
C.19
Trident Monument. A red granite tapering column set upon a four-stepped base, with inset lead lettering dedicating the memorial to 'Forty four officers and men of HMS Trident who died of yellow fever' in1859. Erected by Commander Close in 1859 and re-erected by Admiral Close in 1877.     CA
SZ 637 985
2712 165
Monument
C.19
Aboukir Monument. A very weathered Portland stone column, consisting of four diminishing pieces amounting to 12 ft. in height, set on a square base and plinth 4 ft. square. Dedicated to 'forty-eight officers and men who died during an epidemic of yellow fever. On board HMS Aboukir at Jamaica in 1873-4'. Erected by Commodore de Horsey.     CA
SZ 638 984
2712 164
Monument
C.20
Royal Naval War Memorial. Monument in two parts, one a first world war memorial, consists of a slightly tapering square Portland stone column on a stepped base rising from plinth. The diminishing upper stages are surmounted by a feature of ships prows and bronze winged figures bearing a copper ball finial. The 1939-45 war memorial added to the north side consists of a low-walled enclosure, with quadrant arms ending in wing pavillions, with Ionic columned sides. Architects were Sir Robert Lorimer for the first world war memorial, 1920-24, and Sir Edward Maufe for the second world war memorial, 1955.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 638 985
2712 31
Monument
C.19
Crimean Monument. Portland stone obelisk on corniced plinth surrounded by an iron railing. Erected in 1857 in memory of the fallen of the Crimean War.     T&CP Act
CA
SZ 640 983
2712 04
Castle
C.16
Southsea Castle built 1544 during the reign of Henry VIll as part of a comprehensive scheme of coastal defences against Franco-Spanish invasion. The keep is a square tower occupying the centre of the castle, a Tudor gun port remains on the first floor. The castle is complete with stone carponier, counter scarp gallery, dry moat and bridge. Enlarged in 1814 to garrison 200 men.     SMR 259
CA
SZ 643 890
2712 32
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