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George Square, Queen Victoria Statue

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8614 / 55°51'41"N

Longitude: -4.2511 / 4°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 259210

OS Northings: 665425

OS Grid: NS592654

Mapcode National: GBR 0ML.BL

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.NXWY

Entry Name: George Square, Queen Victoria Statue

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375560

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32702

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Baron Carlo Marochetti, pre-1854. Bronze equestrian statue of
Queen Victoria; set on grey granite base on pink granite
pedestal with attached corner, cast bronze columns with foliate
capitals and acanthus band course below; bronze pictorial
relief panels to each side, depicting scenes from life of
Queen Victoria; wreath to bronze plaque at front 'VR', and
declaration on rear panel 'In Commemoration of Her Majesty's
visit to Glasgow, 14th August 1849'; egg and dart cornice to
pedestal.

Statement of Interest

Marochetti designed the partner statue of Prince Albert, set

to S, at similar date.

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