ABBEY (CANONS') GARDEN 4 STATUES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1066403
Date first listed:
09-Jan-1970
Statutory Address:
ABBEY (CANONS') GARDEN 4 STATUES, BROAD SANCTUARY SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABBEY (CANONS') GARDEN 4 STATUES, BROAD SANCTUARY SW1

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City of Westminster (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30093 79306

Details

TO 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1 101/85 (ABBEY PRECINCT AND WESTMINSTER SCHOOL) 9.1.70 Abbey (Canons') Garden: 4 Statues

G.V. II

Statues of the Apostles. 1686 by Grinling Gibbons and Arnold Quellin. Weathered marble statues of the Apostles, the surviving parts (with the better preserved sculptured elements now at Burnham-on-Sea) from the altar of the former Queen's Chapel in the Palace of Whitehall, designed by Wren.

R.C.H.M. Dictionary of British Sculptors; R. Gunnis.

Listing NGR: TQ3009379306

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
208813
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of London I Westminster Abbey, (1924)
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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