QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL GATES AND GATEPIERS, BALUSTRADES, STEPS AND RETAINING WALL WITH FOUNTAIN FRAMING WEST END OF THE MALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1239086

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL GATES AND GATEPIERS, BALUSTRADES, STEPS AND RETAINING WALL WITH FOUNTAIN FRAMING WEST END OF THE MALL, THE MALL SW1

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Location

Statutory Address: QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL GATES AND GATEPIERS, BALUSTRADES, STEPS AND RETAINING WALL WITH FOUNTAIN FRAMING WEST END OF THE MALL, THE MALL 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 29112 79822

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History

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Details

TQ 2979 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER THE MALL, SW1 90/19 Queen Victoria Memorial: Gates and gatepiers, 5.2.70 balustrades, steps and retaining wall with fountain framing west end of the Mall

G.V. I

Gates, piers, balustrades surrounding Buckingham Palace rondpoint and retaining wall with fountain above west end of St James's Park. 1901-11 by Sir Aston Webb as part of the Victoria Memorial - Mall scheme completing the setting for Buckingham Palace. Portland stone and ornamental ironwork. Beaux Arts inspired Imperial classicism. Tall panelled gate piers with armorial badges or trophies, either surmounted by trophy-sculptural groups on the main axis or by gilded, Rococo, candelabra lanterns; the ironwork of gates of Louis XV/Louis XVI derivation; the retaining wall to St James's Park rusticated with buttress-piers and overflow fountain down to lake.

Listing NGR: TQ2911279822

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Legacy System number: 416823

Legacy System: LBS

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