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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

Royal Arms of Charles II

 
 
Royal Arms of Charles II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
1. Royal Arms of Charles II Marker
Inscription.
Royal Arms of Charles II

The Royal Arms commemorate improvements to the Castle made in about 1683 under the direction of Sir Bernard de Gomme, Charles II's chief military engineer. They were moved from above the original entrance to the present site during alterations to the Castle in 1814.
 
Location. 50° 46.702′ N, 1° 5.328′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Clarence Esplanade and Ave De Caen, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the entrance way to Southsea Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England PO5 3PA, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Royal Visit Commemoration (here, next to this marker); The Inscription (here, next to this marker); The Bell (a few steps from this marker); The Keep (a few steps from this marker); 68–pdr Muzzle Loader Gun (a few steps from this marker); 9-inch Armstrong-Fraser Gun (a few steps from this marker); Reconstructed Well (within shouting distance of this marker); 64 Pounder Gun (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Southsea Castle
Royal Arms of Charles II image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
2. Royal Arms of Charles II
. (Submitted on September 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Southsea Castle on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Royal Arms of Charles II above the entrance to Southsea Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
3. Royal Arms of Charles II above the entrance to Southsea Castle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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