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Cadiz Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5042 / 51°30'15"N

Longitude: -0.1273 / 0°7'38"W

OS Eastings: 530071

OS Northings: 180026

OS Grid: TQ300800

Mapcode National: GBR HG.LY

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RG17

Entry Name: Cadiz Memorial

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210216

Location: Westminster, London, SW1A

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HORSE GUARDS PARADE,
83/83 SW1
Cadiz Memorial
G.V. II
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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