WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE STATUE AND FOUNTAIN WITH BUSTS OF HOGARTH, HUNTER,NEWTON AND REYNOLDS IN GARDEN OF SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1221890

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1958

Statutory Address: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE STATUE AND FOUNTAIN WITH BUSTS OF HOGARTH, HUNTER,NEWTON AND REYNOLDS IN GARDEN OF SQUARE, LEICESTER SQUARE W1

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Location

Statutory Address: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE STATUE AND FOUNTAIN WITH BUSTS OF HOGARTH, HUNTER,NEWTON AND REYNOLDS IN GARDEN OF SQUARE, LEICESTER SQUARE W1

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)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: TQ2985880708

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 NE 71/71 24.2.58

CITY OF WESTMINSTER LEICESTER SQUARE, W1

William Shakespeare Statue and fountain with busts of Hogarth, Hunter, Newton and Reynolds in garden of square.

G.V. II

Memorial sculptural fountain in centre of garden with busts to four corners. 1874 garden design by James Knowles with fountain sculpture by G. Fontana. White marble. "Stratford" statue of the Bard on tall square pedestal with dolphin supporters at angles over stepped circular plinth rising from inner basin, outer basin as flower bed compartmented by volute scrolls, the outer rim with pedestalled vases. The marble busts on granite plinths part of the same 1874 layout: Hogarth by J. Denham, John Hunter by T. Woolner, Isaac Newton by Calder Marshall, Reynolds by H. Weekes.

Survey of London; Vol. XXXIV.

Listing NGR: TQ2985880708

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 413725

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Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St Anne Soho: Volumes 33 and 34 , , Vol. 34, (1966)

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