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Nelson Monument

A Grade II* Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4076 / 53°24'27"N

Longitude: -2.992 / 2°59'31"W

OS Eastings: 334152

OS Northings: 390540

OS Grid: SJ341905

Mapcode National: GBR 72N.SG

Mapcode Global: WH877.0MJ1

Entry Name: Nelson Monument

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 214085

Location: Liverpool, L2

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Liverpool Our Lady and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


48/441 Nelson Monument

14.3.75 II*

Monument. 1813. M.Cotes Wyatt, with work by Westmacott.
Stone and bronze on granite base. Circular monument with
encircling inscription "England expects ". 4 chained
prisoners seated around a circular drum which has 4 reliefs
in panels, and festoons. Bronze group on top, allegorical,
of apotheosis of dead Nelson. Base contains iron ventilator
grilles for warehouse (now car park) beneath the square.
Earliest public monument in Liverpool.

Listing NGR: SJ3415190539

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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