Nelson Monument


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Nelson Monument, Exchange Flags


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Statutory Address:
Nelson Monument, Exchange Flags

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

Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 34152 90540


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/09/2018

SJ 3490 NW 48/441

EXCHANGE FLAGS L2 Nelson Monument


II* Monument. 1813. M.Cotes Wyatt, with work by Westmacott. Stone and bronze on granite base. Circular monument with encircling inscription 'ENGLAND EXPECTS EVERY MAN TO DO HIS DUTY' repeated. Four chained prisoners seated around a circular drum which has four reliefs in panels, and festoons. Bronze group on top, allegorical, of apotheosis of dead Nelson. Base contains iron ventilator grilles for warehouse (now car park) beneath the square. Earliest public monument in Liverpool.

Listing NGR: SJ3415190539


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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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Date: 07 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/02750/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank Edge. Source Historic England Archive
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