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Drake Statue

A Grade II* Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3653 / 50°21'54"N

Longitude: -4.1427 / 4°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 247700

OS Northings: 53902

OS Grid: SX477539

Mapcode National: GBR RB8.0R

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.HW0

Entry Name: Drake Statue

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473849

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4753 THE PROMENADE, Hoe
740-1/66/303 Drake Statue
01/05/75
(Formerly Listed as:
THE HOE, Plymouth
Drake Statue)

GV II*

Memorial with statue. 1884. By JE Boem, sculptor. Dressed
granite. Square plan. Stepped base to vermiculated plinth
ramped in to polished pink granite chest with moulded white
granite cornice and sloped in as base to large bronze statue
of Sir Francis Drake with globe under his right hand and his
left hand on his sword. Low perimeter fence with granite
plinth and chains between turned cast-iron stanchions.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
665).

Listing NGR: SX4770053902

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