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Latitude: 50.8605 / 50°51'37"N
Longitude: -1.1341 / 1°8'2"W
OS Eastings: 461037
OS Northings: 107137
OS Grid: SU610071
Mapcode National: GBR 99Y.VG0
Mapcode Global: FRA 86JT.L0C
Entry Name: The Nelson Monument
Listing Date: 6 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1095592
English Heritage Legacy ID: 146337
Location: Boarhunt, Winchester, Hampshire, PO17
Civil Parish: Boarhunt
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Boarhunt
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SU 60 NW BOARHUNT
13/11 The Nelson Monument
Monument 1807. Portland stone ashlar on a granite base, 120 feet high. Obelisk,
resting on a wide pedestal. The tapered shaft is recessed in the centre of each
side, the cap is above two V-shaped indentations and comprises a segmental head with recesses at the north and south face, the latter fitted with a bust of Nelson. The pedestal has recesses on the north and south faces, above a base, and the top is marked by a groove below a fillet, which turns up at each corner as acroteria. The south recess is inscribed "Consecrated to the Memory of Lord Viscount Nelson by the zealous attachment of those who fought at Trafalgar to perpetuate his triumph and their regret MDCCCV." The north recess is inscribed "The British Fleet consisted of Twenty Seven Ships of the Line of France and Spain Thirty Three Nineteen of which were taken or destroyed". Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SP6566010505
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