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Latitude: 51.8945 / 51°53'40"N
Longitude: -2.0793 / 2°4'45"W
OS Eastings: 394636
OS Northings: 221777
OS Grid: SO946217
Mapcode National: GBR 2MB.34B
Mapcode Global: VH947.XN30
Entry Name: Statue of William Iv at East End of Central Walk
Listing Date: 14 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103872
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475013
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/01/2015
Statue of William IV at east end of Central Walk
Statue of William IV. 1833. Reputed to be by William M Gardner. Bath stone statue, painted. King shown in Robes of the Order of the Garter, with one hand on altar with crown. Plinth: stucco on brickwork. Inscription records, 'Erected at Imperial Nursery Gardens, the promenade 1833 by Public Subscription to Commemorate the Passing of the Reform Bill. Removed to Present site 1920'. Other, contemporary sources date the erection of the statue to 1831 and the donor as Thomas Henney. A rare statue of this monarch.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Montpellier Gardens were laid out by JB Papworth in 1825-6 for Pearson Thompson.
(Sampson A and Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: (1993), 120).
Listing NGR: SO9463621777
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