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The Fitzclarence Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in St Thomas, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7885 / 50°47'18"N

Longitude: -1.0983 / 1°5'53"W

OS Eastings: 463657

OS Northings: 99162

OS Grid: SZ636991

Mapcode National: GBR VPW.PR

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.7Y3

Entry Name: The Fitzclarence Monument

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475001

Location: Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Unitary Authority Ward: St Thomas

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: St Thomas of Canterbury, Portsmouth

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6399 PEMBROKE ROAD
774-1/12/80 (North East side)
25/09/72 The Fitzclarence Monument

II

Also known as: The Clarence Monument PEMBROKE ROAD.
Monument. 1852. By J Truefitt and WB Davis. Portland stone.
Tapering octagonal column on multi-stepped base, Gothic
crowning feature of octagonal capital with ogee crocketed
tracery to underside and finial with traceried panels and
crockets, terminated in a weather vane (broken). Erected in
memory of Lieutenant-General Fitzclarence who died 1852.
Inscription reads: "To Lieutenant-General Lord Frederick
Fitzclarence, G.C.H., this column was erected by the
inhabitants of Portsmouth to mark their sense of the many
services rendered to the Borough during his command of this
garrison, 1852".
(Berridge DW: Monuments and Memorials in the City of
Portsmouth: 1989-: 10; Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and
its Environs: Portsmouth: 1974-: 82).

Listing NGR: SZ6334899296

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