STATUE OF WILLIAM III (IN CENTRE OF SQUARE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1235855

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1958

Statutory Address: STATUE OF WILLIAM III (IN CENTRE OF SQUARE), ST JAMES'S SQUARE SW1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STATUE OF WILLIAM III (IN CENTRE OF SQUARE), ST JAMES'S SQUARE SW1

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 29509 80346

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ST. JAMES'S SQUARE, 82/40 SW1 24.2.58 Statue of. William III (in centre of square garden) G.V. I Equestrian statue. 1807 by John Bacon junior but very likely to a design of his father's dating back to 1794. Cast bronze on bow-ended high stone pedestal set on plinth which may be earlier. The King is depicted as a Roman general, but with late C.17 dressed hair,astride a spirited horse, the design probably inspired by Rysbrack's equestrian statue of William in Queen's Square, Bristol. The statue was provided for under the will of Samuel Travers, d.1724. Survey of London; Vol. XXIX.

Listing NGR: TQ2950880346

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 426715

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St James Westminster Part 1 South of Piccadilly: Volumes 29 and 30, , Vol. 29, (1960)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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