STATUE OF WILLIAM ETTY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257854
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1983
Statutory Address:
STATUE OF WILLIAM ETTY, EXHIBITION SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
STATUE OF WILLIAM ETTY, EXHIBITION SQUARE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60073 52240

Details

YORK

SE6052SW EXHIBITION SQUARE 1112-1/27/310 Statue of William Etty 24/06/83

GV II

Statue. Dated 1911. By GW Milburn. Stone. Life-size cloaked figure of the artist holding a palette and brush depicted standing before a badly defaced representation of Bootham Bar: raised on a tall pedestal with moulded cornice enriched with egg-and-dart mouldings. Plaque on the pedestal reads: "William Etty Born in York 1787 Elected Royal Academician 1828 Died 1849". In concert with other local and national figures, Etty was responsible for preventing the demolition of Bootham Bar in 1832.

Listing NGR: SE6007352240

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463364
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: 09 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05478/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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