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STATUE OF WILLIAM IV AT EAST END OF CENTRAL WALK

List Entry Summary

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

Name: STATUE OF WILLIAM IV AT EAST END OF CENTRAL WALK

List entry Number: 1103872

Location

MONTPELLIER GARDENS, CHELTENHAM

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 475013

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/01/2015

SO9421NE 630-1/18/529

CHELTENHAM, MONTPELLIER GARDENS, Statue of William IV at east end of Central Walk

14/12/83

GV II

Statue of William IV. 1833. Reputed to be by William M Gardner. Bath stone statue, painted. King shown in Robes of the Order of the Garter, with one hand on altar with crown. Plinth: stucco on brickwork. Inscription records, 'Erected at Imperial Nursery Gardens, the promenade 1833 by Public Subscription to Commemorate the Passing of the Reform Bill. Removed to Present site 1920'. Other, contemporary sources date the erection of the statue to 1831 and the donor as Thomas Henney. A rare statue of this monarch.

HISTORICAL NOTE: Montpellier Gardens were laid out by JB Papworth in 1825-6 for Pearson Thompson.

(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: (1993), 120).



Listing NGR: SO9463621777

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sampson, A, Blake, S , A Cheltenham Companion, (1993), 120

National Grid Reference: SO 94636 21777

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