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Latitude: 50.8246 / 50°49'28"N
Longitude: -0.1693 / 0°10'9"W
OS Eastings: 529040
OS Northings: 104384
OS Grid: TQ290043
Mapcode National: GBR JP3.617
Mapcode Global: FRA B6JX.HVS
Plus Code: 9C2XRRFJ+V7
Entry Name: Statue of Queen Victoria
Listing Date: 2 November 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187555
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365534
Location: Central Hove, Brighton and Hove, BN3
County: Brighton and Hove
Electoral Ward/Division: Central Hove
Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Hove All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
TQ2904SW GRAND AVENUE
579-1/22/53 (South side)
Statue of Queen Victoria
Statue of Queen Victoria. 1897-1901. Sculptor Thomas Brock.
Probably bronze, and grey marble. Plan: metal statue on marble
plinth, low surround with 4 small marble bollards. Life-size
standing statue of Queen Victoria wearing royal regalia and
facing south; dado of marble plinth embellished with 4 low
relief bronze panels with allegorical figures representing
Commerce, Education, Science and Art,and Empire, captioned
above in incized lettering. An inscription on the south front
reads "Erected by the Inhabitants of Hove to Commemmorate the
60th Anniversary of the Accession of Queen Victoria June 20 AD
1897". Of the 4 bollards, the SE one is missing. Commissioned
to commemmorate the Queen's Jubilee in 1897, the statue was
not completed until the year of her death.
(Middleton J: Hove in Old Picture Postcards: 1983-).
Listing NGR: TQ2904004384
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