STATUE OF CHARLES I

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1357291

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1970

Statutory Address: STATUE OF CHARLES I

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STATUE OF CHARLES I

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 30037 80373

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History

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Details

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARING CROSS, SW1 83/35 9,1.70 0 Statue of Charles I

G.V. I

Equestrian statue. Cast 1633, by Hubert Le Sueur, the carved pedestal by Joshua Marshall provided when the statue was erected here (on the site of Eleanor Cross) in 1674-75. Bronze statue and carved Portland stone pedestal. The King is shown in half-armour. This highly influential equestrian statue, the first of its kind in England, was originally commissioned in 1630 by Charles I's Lord Treasurer Sir Richard Weston for his house Mortlake Park, Roehampton.

Survey of London; Vols. XVI and XXXVI. Hubert Le Sueur's Portraits of Charles I in Bronze: Charles Avery in National Trust Studies 1979.

Listing NGR: TQ3003780373

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 209087

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Charing Cross the Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields Part 1: Volume 16 , , Vol. 16, (1935)
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St Paul Covent Garden: Volume 36, , Vol. 36, (1970)

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