EDWARD VII MEMORIAL STATUE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1289623
Date first listed:
08-Jul-1982
Statutory Address:
EDWARD VII MEMORIAL STATUE, CENTENARY SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM

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Location

Statutory Address:
EDWARD VII MEMORIAL STATUE, CENTENARY SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM

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

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP0641686877

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/02/2017

SP 0885 NW 53/13

Birmingham Centenary Square Edward VII Memorial Statue

(Formerly listed as Edward VII Memorial Statue, HIGHGATE PARK, Balsall Heath)

II 1913 Albert Toft sculptor. Stone standing figure of the King in Field Marshal's uniform and Garter Robes set on high sandstone plinth with bronze groups of Education and Progress (including youth and boy with model of Tower Bridge) on the left side and Peace on the right, a female seated figure with attributes, good flowing drapery and sensitive faces. To the front face is a far more Act Nouvean composition in bronze of a crowned drapery niche containing a small figure of St George and the Dragon.

This statue formerly stood in Victoria Square in front of the Council House. It was later moved to Highgate Park and in 2010 relocated to its current location.

Listing NGR: SP0641686877

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
217285
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.

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