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Latitude: 53.8111 / 53°48'39"N
Longitude: -1.5579 / 1°33'28"W
OS Eastings: 429209
OS Northings: 435069
OS Grid: SE292350
Mapcode National: GBR BFF.YM
Mapcode Global: WHC9D.1GFP
Plus Code: 9C5WRC6R+CR
Entry Name: Memorial to Queen Victoria
Listing Date: 5 August 1976
Last Amended: 11 September 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1255642
English Heritage Legacy ID: 465817
Location: Leeds, LS2
Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Park and Woodhouse
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Leeds
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Woodhouse and Wrangthorn
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE2935 WOODHOUSE LANE, Woodhouse Moor
714-1/24/1281 (South West side)
05/08/76 Memorial to Queen Victoria
(Formerly Listed as:
HYDE PARK, Woodhouse Moor
Memorial to Queen Victoria on east
side of Woodhouse Moor)
Memorial. 1903. By George Frampton RA. Portland stone base and
pedestal with bronze figures and frieze. Base of 4 stone
steps. The plinth has mouldings on front and rear, a
continuous frieze has the words 'INDIA', 'AUSTRALIA', 'CANADA'
and 'AFRICA' on scrolled plaques flanked by owls and symbolic
foliage. The tall plinth has the royal arms carved in deep
relief to front and the words 'RAISED/ BY/ VOLUNTARY
SUBSCRIPTION/ OF /CITIZENS/ OF/ LEEDS/ IN THE YEAR/ 1901' on
the rear. The sides of the plinth have niches with seated
statue of 'PEACE' (left) and 'INDUSTRY' (right). The statue of
Queen Victoria is enthroned, in coronation robes; the back of
the throne has a radiant sun. On the plinth below the statue
the words 'GEO FRAMPTON RA 1903'. The statue originally stood
in Victoria Square, outside the Town Hall. It was unveiled on
27 November 1905 and was moved in 1937.
(Payne B & Payne D: Old Leeds in Photographs: 26).
Listing NGR: SE2920935069
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