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STATUE OF QUEEN VICTORIA

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 QUEEN VICTORIA

List entry Number: 1104315

Location

STATUE OF QUEEN VICTORIA, GUILDHALL SQUARE

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

County:

District: City of Portsmouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1972

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 474682

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 6400 SW, 774-1/21/20

PORTSMOUTH, GUILDHALL SQUARE, Landport, Statue of Queen Victoria

25/09/72

II

Statue of Queen Victoria. 1903, repositioned 1972. By Alfred Drury. Granite. Bronze statue of aged Queen Victoria set on high 4-sided corniced plinth with moulded base. Bronze plaque main inscription reads 'Victoria Regina et imperatrix 1837 - 1901', bronze plaque at top of plinth represents the borough crest, further bronze plaque reads 'Erected by public subscription during the Majority of Sir William T Dupree and unveiled on July 8th 1903 by Lady Dupree'. Inscription on stone base reads 'These stones were laid 19th December 1972 to mark the building of the Civic Offices and Guildhall Square'. The statue and base was moved from nearby during the construction of Guildhall Square in 1972. (Berridge D W: Monuments and Memorials in the City of Portsmouth: 1984-: 11).





Listing NGR: SU6402800165

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Berridge, D W , Monuments and Memorials in the City of Portsmouth, (1984), 11

National Grid Reference: SU 64100 00151

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