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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
City Of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Maker
MR EDWARD HODGES BAILY RA (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11755
Current location

St. Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard
City of London
City Of London
Greater London
EC4M 8AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • North transept
    St Pauls Cathedral
    St Pauls Churchyard
    City of London
    City Of London
    Greater London
    EC4
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 310 810
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
White marble At the west end of the crypt near refreshment area an over life-size statue of a middle-aged man in military uniform and a long cloak. He rests both hands on a telescope to his right, which in turn rests on a coil of rope. The statue stands on a podium with a memorial inscription.
Inscription
ERECTED AT THE PUBLIC EXPENSE / TO THE MEMORY OF / JOHN, EARL OF ST. VINCENT / AS A TESTIMONY OF HIS DISTINGUISHED EMANENCE / IN THE NAVAL SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY; / AND AS A PARTICULAR MEMORIAL OF THE GLORIOUS / AND IMPORTANT VICTORY WHICH HE GAINED OVER / THE SPANISH FLEET OFF CAPE ST. VINCENT, / ON THE 14TH. OF FEBRUARY 1797. / HE DIED ON THE 13TH. OF MARCH 1823.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Made 1826. Paid for by Parliament
Memorial: £2000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER p151/1987 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2455

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