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Statue of Charles Darwin in Front of Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7104 / 52°42'37"N

Longitude: -2.7508 / 2°45'2"W

OS Eastings: 349373

OS Northings: 312792

OS Grid: SJ493127

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.29GY

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q49G

Entry Name: Statue of Charles Darwin in Front of Library

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455420

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE GATES
653-1/11/156 (West side)
19/09/72 Statue of Charles Darwin in front of
Library
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE GATES
Statue of Charles Darwin in front of
Museum and Library)

GV II

Statue of Charles Darwin. 1897. By H Montford. Seated bronze
figure on polished granite plinth raised on 2 steps. The base
of the statue carries Darwin's dates and is signed with the
name of the sculptor, and the founders, Broad and Son.


Listing NGR: SJ4937312792

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

Description


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE GATES
653-1/11/156 (West side)
19/09/72 Statue of Charles Darwin in front of
Library
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE GATES
Statue of Charles Darwin in front of
Museum and Library)

GV II

Statue of Charles Darwin. 1897. By H Montford. Seated bronze
figure on polished granite plinth raised on 2 steps. The base
of the statue carries Darwin's dates and is signed with the
name of the sculptor, and the founders, Broad and Son.


Listing NGR: SJ4937312792

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