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Latitude: 51.5024 / 51°30'8"N
Longitude: -0.1777 / 0°10'39"W
OS Eastings: 526578
OS Northings: 179738
OS Grid: TQ265797
Mapcode National: GBR 4H.9L
Mapcode Global: VHGQY.VHXL
Entry Name: Prince Consort National Memorial (Albert Memorial)
Listing Date: 14 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1217741
English Heritage Legacy ID: 412963
Location: Westminster, London, SW7
Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity South Kensington
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2679 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER KENSINGTON GORE, SW7
14.1.70 Prince Consort
Memorial. 1862 to 1875. George Gilbert Scott, with sculpture and other
decorations by numerous Victorian artists and craftsmen. Granite, marble,
limestone and metal. Square decoratively paved podium reached by steps to south;
superimposed podia with steps to all sides, surmounted by ciborium-like canopy
with clustered granite columns to four corners. Elaborate sculptured spire.
Giant seated figure of Prince Albert within. Gables to all sides with pinnacles
between. Richly sculptured band to base breaking outward at corners to support
sculptured groups representing the industrial arts:- Agriculture, Manufacture,
Commerce and Engineering. Further sculptured groups to four corners of stepped
podium representing Europe, Asia, Africa and America, and linked by elaborate
railings. Monument enriched with much figure and other sculpture and decorated
also in numerous other techniques including mosaic, enamel, etc.
The Albert Memorial. Stephen Bayley.
Listing NGR: TQ2657879738
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