Prince Christian Victor Memorial

7 Aug 1999
Prince Christian Victor Memorial, The Promenade, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2PL
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Prince Christian Victor Memorial, The Hoe, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2PL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SX4754 THE PROMENADE, Hoe 740-1/57/307 Prince Christian Victor Memorial 01/05/75 (Formerly Listed as: THE HOE, Plymouth Prince Christian Victor Memorial)


War memorial. 1902 erected in memory of Christian Victor, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, who died in the Boer War. Polished pink granite partly fluted obelisk on a plinth with bronze plaques, set on a stepped granite base. Square plan. To each side of the plinth is a segmental-arched panel, 2 of the panels depict Boer War engagements, the front panel depicts the war hero being carried aloft by an angel; the other panel is of a heavenly scene with angels. There is a low perimeter fence with granite bollards linked by chains. One of a fine group of memorials on the Hoe. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 665).

Listing NGR: SX4793454005


This is part of the Series: IOE\Hiscock_Derek IOE Records for Hiscock, Derek; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Derek Hiscock. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hiscock, Derek

Rights Holder: Hiscock, Derek


Granite, Victorian War Memorial, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument