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Queen Victoria Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4811 / 53°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.2366 / 2°14'11"W

OS Eastings: 384393

OS Northings: 398290

OS Grid: SJ843982

Mapcode National: GBR DLH.C3

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MR4P

Entry Name: Queen Victoria Monument

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456029

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SW PICCADILLY
698-1/28/295 (South side)
03/10/74 Queen Victoria Monument

GV II

Monument to Queen Victoria. 1901, by Onslow Ford. Portland
stone with bronze statuary. Square plan. Baroque style. Base
of 6 wide steps, low plinth with moulded foot and cornice,
carrying large stone throne with back in form of Baroque
aedicule with broken pediment enriched with shield of arms,
swags, etc, and a bronze grotesque emerging through the
pediment, a bronze statue of the Queen seated on the throne.
Rear has engaged Corinthian columns and round-headed arch
framing the statue of an allegorical female figure nursing 2
babes.


Listing NGR: SJ8439398290

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

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