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Statue of Queen Victoria Opposite Portico of Assize Courts

A Grade II Listed Building in Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.186 / 53°11'9"N

Longitude: -2.8923 / 2°53'32"W

OS Eastings: 340469

OS Northings: 365810

OS Grid: SJ404658

Mapcode National: GBR 79.3CY1

Mapcode Global: WH88F.J5XV

Entry Name: Statue of Queen Victoria Opposite Portico of Assize Courts

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 452904

Location: Chester Castle, Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Chester Castle

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 4065 NW CHESTER CASTLE CASTLE SQUARE


4/605 Statue of Queen Victoria
opposite portico of
Assize Courts

GV II

Statue on pedestal. Dated on base of statue with sculptor's name F W POMEROY :
1903. Bronze with ashlar plinth by Harry Beswick. Square base on two steps
with moulded plinth inscribed THIS STATUE WAS ERECTED IN HONOUR OF / A GOOD AND
BELOVED QUEEN / AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF HER LONG AND GRACIOUS REIGN / BY
HER MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECTS / IN THE COUNTY AND CITY OF CHESTER / AD 1903. Base
has Royal coat of arms to front and the Chester City and Earl of Chester's Arms
to left and right respectively with cypher V.R. intertwined to rear. Cornice
above. Statue shows Queen in coronation robes with orb and sceptre, lace
head-dress and Imperial crown.

Source: Frank Simpson - "Chester Castle AD 907-1925". Journal of the
Architectural, Archaeological and Historic
Society, Chester and North Wales. New Series
Vol.XXVI Part II.


Listing NGR: SJ4046965810

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