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Statue of a Queen at North End of Queen Square Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5221 / 51°31'19"N

Longitude: -0.1227 / 0°7'21"W

OS Eastings: 530339

OS Northings: 182020

OS Grid: TQ303820

Mapcode National: GBR J8.LK

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T0HH

Entry Name: Statue of a Queen at North End of Queen Square Gardens

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477829

Location: Camden, London, WC1N

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George Queen Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3082SW QUEEN SQUARE
798-1/95/1367 (North side)
24/10/51 Statue of a Queen at north end of
Queen Square Gardens

II

Statue. c1775. Lead statue of a crowned queen in royal robes,
originally holding a sceptre (now missing), to the left of
which a baluster with tasselled cushion. On a Portland stone
pedestal originally inscribed "Virtus et tutamen". The statue
probably represents Queen Charlotte, wife of George III, but
may possibly be that of Queen Anne or Mary II.

Listing NGR: TQ3033982020

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

Description


CAMDEN

TQ3082SW QUEEN SQUARE
798-1/95/1367 (North side)
24/10/51 Statue of a Queen at north end of
Queen Square Gardens

II

Statue. c1775. Lead statue of a crowned queen in royal robes,
originally holding a sceptre (now missing), to the left of
which a baluster with tasselled cushion. On a Portland stone
pedestal originally inscribed "Virtus et tutamen". The statue
probably represents Queen Charlotte, wife of George III, but
may possibly be that of Queen Anne or Mary II.

Listing NGR: TQ3033982020

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