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Statue in Garden of William Shakespeare at West Ham Precinct of the University of East London

A Grade II Listed Building in Forest Gate South, London

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Latitude: 51.5434 / 51°32'36"N

Longitude: 0.0091 / 0°0'32"E

OS Eastings: 539417

OS Northings: 184639

OS Grid: TQ394846

Mapcode National: GBR LR.DYY

Mapcode Global: VHHNB.3GNN

Entry Name: Statue in Garden of William Shakespeare at West Ham Precinct of the University of East London

Listing Date: 25 October 1984

Last Amended: 8 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204976

Location: Newham, London, E15

County: London

District: Newham

Electoral Ward/Division: Forest Gate South

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: West Ham, Saint Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/03/2013

TQ 3984

WATER LANE (East side)
Statue in garden of William Shakespeare at West Ham precinct of the University of East London

(Formally known as West Ham Precinct of the North-East London Polytechnic and West Ham College of Technology, Library and Museum)


Statue 1846 (dated base). Coade stone base with standing figure of William Shakespeare. Now whitewashed. Bronze plaque records its presentation to West Ham County Borough in February 1923.

Listing NGR: TQ3941784639

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

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