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Latitude: 55.8633 / 55°51'47"N
Longitude: -4.3129 / 4°18'46"W
OS Eastings: 255349
OS Northings: 665767
OS Grid: NS553657
Mapcode National: GBR 06K.TX
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.QWFH
Entry Name: Near 801 Govan Road, Junction with Burleigh Street, Sir William Pearce, Statue
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376962
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33343
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Govan
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Onslow Ford 1894. Bronze figure holding a plan on square granite plinth with consoled base and dentil cornice.
Groups with 801-5, 840 and 868 Govan Road. Pearce born 1835 at Brompton, Kent, became general manager of Napier's Yard, Govan in 1863; partner in John Elder and Co from 1869 becoming sole proprietor of
Fairfield in 1878, was Govan's first MP in 1885, a baronet in 1887 and died in 1888. Buried in Gillingham.
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