EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF STAPLETON COTTON VISCOUNT COMBERMERE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1376255
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Aug-1998
Statutory Address:
EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF STAPLETON COTTON VISCOUNT COMBERMERE, GROSVENOR ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF STAPLETON COTTON VISCOUNT COMBERMERE, GROSVENOR ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 40386 65865

Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NW GROSVENOR ROAD 595-1/5/194 Equestrian statue of Stapleton 10/01/72 Cotton Viscount Combermere (Formerly Listed as: GROSVENOR ROAD Statue of Stapleton Cotton, Viscount Combermere, on a plinth)

GV II*

Cenotaph equestrian statue and plinth of Stapleton Cotton Viscount Combermere. 1865. By Baron C Marochetti. Bronze statue on granite plinth. The Viscount in field marshal's uniform on horse at rest but alert with one hoof raised. The south-west end of the plinth is inscribed ERECTED IN HONOUR OF STAPLETON COTTON VISCOUNT COMBERMERE FIELD MARSHAL and the north east end BORN. 1773. DIED. 1865. The south east side is inscribed FLANDERS. LINCELLES. THE DOURO. TALAVERA. TORRES VEDRAS, BUSAGO. VILLA GARCIA. LLERENA. CASTRAJON. CUIDAD RODRIGO. ELBODON. THE PYRENEES. ORTHES. TOULOUSE and the north west side CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. MALLAVELLY. SERINGAPATAM. WEST INDIES. BHURTPORE HISTORICAL NOTE: Thomas Gould, a soldier who shared with Field Marshal Viscount Combermere the fields of Busaco, Cuidad, Rodrigo, the Pyrenees and Toulouse is buried in the former graveyard of St Bridget's Church, now a grassed roundabout island 70m north-east of Viscount Combermere's cenotaph; see Nicholas Street (qv).







Listing NGR: SJ4038665865

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
470249
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: 22 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04052/20
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