Tag Archives : The Hoe


Plymouth Naval Memorial awarded highest listing

Plymouth’s naval memorial has been given the highest protection status by Historic England. As the city commemorates the Battle of Jutland, the organisation has elevated the monument to the highest possible listing of Grade I. Plymouth now has 25 Grade I listed buildings and structures across the city. The memorial, together with those at Portsmouth and […]


‘Here comes the bums’ – cheeky tribute to the Beatles!

We love this yeah, yeah, yeah! – A unique piece of modern art will be unveiled – next Wednesday 18 November – at the spot where the Beatles once sat on Plymouth Hoe. Casts of four fab butts have been laid in the ground where John, Paul, George and Ringo posed for a picture that […]


Plaque unveiled to mark Napoleon’s link with Plymouth

A plaque to mark the amazing 10 days Napoleon Bonaparte spent captive in Plymouth Sound was unveiled today – exactly 200 years since his arrival in St Helena on 16 October 1815. The monument – a piece of stone from St Helena embedded in granite from Dartmoor prison – where thousands French prisoners were held […]