PRINCE ALBERT STATUE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201858
Date first listed:
03-Feb-1977
Statutory Address:
PRINCE ALBERT STATUE, QUEEN SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PRINCE ALBERT STATUE, QUEEN SQUARE

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

District:
City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 91414 98684

Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198NW QUEEN SQUARE 895-1/11/286 Prince Albert Statue 03/02/77

GV II

Equestrian statue. 1866. By T.Thorneycroft. Bronze statue on granite plinth. Rectangular plinth on 2 steps has mouldings below rusticated panels; plain top has inscriptions: ALBERT : PRINCE CONSORT : BORN 1819/DIED 1861 : ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION/INAUGURATED BY THE QUEEN NOVEMBER 1866. Albert is depicted in military uniform and seated on standing horse. The inauguration is said to have been Victoria's first public engagement after Albert's death.

Listing NGR: SO9141498684

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
378536
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03639/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.R. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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