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Statue of David Lloyd George

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4853 / 51°29'7"N

Longitude: -3.1768 / 3°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 318386

OS Northings: 176918

OS Grid: ST183769

Mapcode National: GBR KJK.NJ

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.WXFR

Entry Name: Statue of David Lloyd George

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13691

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: Opposite main entrance to National Museum.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1960, by Rizzello. David Lloyd George (1863-1945), Liberal statesman, first Earl of Dwyfor was born in North Wales. As Chancellor of Exchequer 1908-15 introduced old age pensions, and a national insurance scheme; Prime Minister 1916-1922.

Exterior

Bronze standing figure with right leg stretched forward, with right arm outstretched and with both fists clenched; dressed in suit and cape. High stone plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as public sculpture of Welsh statesman of international importance on key site in civic centre. Group value with adjacent listed structures.

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