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WH Hudson Memorial (On the South West Edge of the Bird Sanctuary East of the West Carriage Drive)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5082 / 51°30'29"N

Longitude: -0.169 / 0°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 527168

OS Northings: 180400

OS Grid: TQ271804

Mapcode National: GBR 6F.7J

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.1C04

Plus Code: 9C3XGR5J+7C

Entry Name: WH Hudson Memorial (On the South West Edge of the Bird Sanctuary East of the West Carriage Drive)

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406659

Also known as: Rima

ID on this website: 101231572

Location: Hyde Park, Paddington, Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Sculpture Memorial

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14.1.70 W H Hudson
Memorial (On the
south west edge of
the Bird Sanctuary
east of the West
Carriage Drive)
- II
Rectangular bas-relief panel and two formal pools. 1922. Stone panel
sculpted by Epstein representing the character "Rima", from Hudson's
novel "Green Mansions", as a female nude surrounded by birds forming a
diagonally ascending composition. A narrow, long rectangular pool
with stone flagged surround is placed immediately in front of the
panel with a second and similar reflecting pool closer to the
footpath. A noteworthy and "notorious" early work by Epstein.

Listing NGR: TQ2716880400

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