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© Mr Mel Ellis

IoE Number: 473549
Location: DEVONPORT COLUMN, KER STREET
  PLYMOUTH, PLYMOUTH, DEVON
Photographer: Mr Mel Ellis
Date Photographed: 23 September 2003
Date listed: 25 January 1954
Date of last amendment: 25 January 1954
Grade I

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PLYMOUTHSX4554KER STREET, Devonport740-1/54/150Devonport Column

PLYMOUTH SX4554 KER STREET, Devonport 740-1/54/150 Devonport Column 25/01/54 GV I Commemorative column. 1824 by John Foulston. Granite fluted Greek Doric column surmounted by railed platform with flagpole, the column standing on a panelled plinth set on a high stepped granite ashlar platform approached by steps. To south side is a cast-iron plaque with crown and inscribed: "Devonport, January 1st 1824". This monument commemorates the change of name from Plymouth Dock to Devonport and the Charter of the Borough. Part of an important group of civic structures by Foulston, some of the most remarkable for their date in the country.

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