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Description: Monument Just Outside Boundary Fence of Royal Naval College and About 16 Yards West of North West Co
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200513
OS Grid Reference: TQ3842477957
OS Grid Coordinates: 538424, 177957
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4836, -0.0078
4412 ROMNEY ROAD SE10
Monument just outside
boundary fence of Royal
Naval College and about
16 yds West of North-west
corner of King Charles' Quarter
TQ 3877 26/480
1853. 3 steps of polished shap granite resting on sloped, square stone plinth.
Low, square shaft bearing, on North side, incised inscription "BELLOT". One
step and obelisk above. On south face of shaft an attached copper plate bearing
inscription "To the intrepid young Bellot of the French Navy who, in the endeavour
to rescue Franklin, shared the fate and the glory of that illustrious navigator.
From his British admirers 1853."
Listing NGR: TQ3842477957
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Source: English Heritage
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