WH HUDSON MEMORIAL (ON THE SOUTH WEST EDGE OF THE BIRD SANCTUARY EAST OF THE WEST CARRIAGE DRIVE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1231572

Date first listed: 14-Jan-1970

Statutory Address: WH HUDSON MEMORIAL (ON THE SOUTH WEST EDGE OF THE BIRD SANCTUARY EAST OF THE WEST CARRIAGE DRIVE), HYDE PARK W2

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WH HUDSON MEMORIAL (ON THE SOUTH WEST EDGE OF THE BIRD SANCTUARY EAST OF THE WEST CARRIAGE DRIVE), HYDE PARK W2

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)

National Grid Reference: TQ 27168 80400

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2780 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HYDE PARK, W2 77/2 14.1.70 W H Hudson Memorial (On the south west edge of the Bird Sanctuary east of the West Carriage Drive) - II Rectangular bas-relief panel and two formal pools. 1922. Stone panel sculpted by Epstein representing the character "Rima", from Hudson's novel "Green Mansions", as a female nude surrounded by birds forming a diagonally ascending composition. A narrow, long rectangular pool with stone flagged surround is placed immediately in front of the panel with a second and similar reflecting pool closer to the footpath. A noteworthy and "notorious" early work by Epstein.

Listing NGR: TQ2716880400

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 406659

Legacy System: LBS

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