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Detail of a carved stone lion on the Royal Naval War Memorial, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea Common, Portsmouth

Steve Baker, Historic England2015-06-04

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Standing on Southsea Common, overlooking the promenade and the sea beyond, this First World War memorial was unveiled in 1924. It was designed by Sir Robert Lorimer with sculpture by Henry Poole. A Second World War extension, unveiled in 1953, was designed by Sir Edward Maufe, with sculpture by Charles Wheeler, William McMillan, and Esmond Burton.

Historic England Archive DP173365

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  • Title: Detail of a carved stone lion on the Royal Naval War Memorial, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea Common, Portsmouth
  • Creator: Steve Baker, Historic England
  • Date Created: 2015-06-04
  • Rights: Copyright Historic England Archive
  • Medium: Digital photograph

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