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Description: Cadiz Memorial
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 210216
OS Grid Reference: TQ3007180026
OS Grid Coordinates: 530071, 180026
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5042, -0.1273
TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HORSE GUARDS PARADE,
Memorial. 1814, cast by the Carriage Department, Royal Arsenal Woolwich but not
signed. Cast iron and bronze. Remarkable exotic design comprising a genuine
French mortar mounted on a dramatic Chinese dragon, set on a "rustic" cast
pedestal with inscription panels and Prince of Wales feather. Set up to
commemorate the lifting of the French siege of Cadiz following Wellington's
victory at Salamanca.
Listing NGR: TQ3007180026
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Source: English Heritage
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