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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
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
SJ 4065 NW CHESTER CASTLE CASTLE SQUARE
4/605 Statue of Queen Victoria
opposite portico of
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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