Britannia Monument
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Britannia Monument - United Kingdom
Britannia Monument is located in Norfolk, England.
Britannia Monument monument was established on 1817-1819.
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The first custodian of the monument was former Able Seaman James Sharman, a member of the crew of the Victory from Norfolk and one of those who carried Nelson below decks after he was shot.




Historical facts of Britannia Monument :

The Britannia Monument is a commemorative column or tower built in memorial to Admiral Horatio Nelson, situated on the Denes, Great Yarmouth in the county of Norfolk, England.The first custodian of the monument was former Able Seaman James Sharman, a member of the crew of the Victory from Norfolk and one of those who carried Nelson below decks after he was shot.The structure was completely restored in time for the bi- centenery of the Battle of Trafalgar in 2005. In 2006 it was removed from English Heritage's Buildings At Risk register. The Britannia Monument is a commemorative column or tower built in memorial to Admiral Horatio Nelson, situated on the Denes, Great Yarmouth in the county of Norfolk, England. The first custodian of the monument was former Able Seaman James Sharman, a member of the crew of the Victory from Norfolk and one of those who carried Nelson below decks after he was shot. The structure was completely restored in time for the bi- centenary of the Battle of Trafalgar in 2005. In 2006 it was removed from English Heritage's Buildings at Risk register. In August 2006 it was rededicated. It currently stands, albeit separated in its own small railed plot, in an industrial estate. The monument is open to the public for a limited number of days from 2007.In the late nineteenth century, the original synthetic Coade Stone caryatids were replaced with concrete replicas. The figure of Britannia and the six caryatids were replaced by a fibreglass copy in 1982.