SZ6398 : Portsmouth Naval Memorial

taken 4 months ago, near to Southsea, Portsmouth, Great Britain

Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Portsmouth Naval Memorial stands on Southsea Common overlooking the promenade. It commemorates nearly 10,000 naval personnel of the First World War and almost 15,000 of the Second World War who were lost or buried at sea. The First World War memorial was unveiled in 1924 and the Second World War extension was unveiled in 1953. The memorial takes the form of a massive stone central obelisk built using Portland stone ashlar with large copper sphere and bronze plaques. It is a Grade I listed building. LinkExternal link
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SZ6398, 452 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
War Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6384 9848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.9434N 1:5.7492W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6391 9847
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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