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Latitude: 51.421 / 51°25'15"N
Longitude: -0.0707 / 0°4'14"W
OS Eastings: 534242
OS Northings: 170879
OS Grid: TQ342708
Mapcode National: GBR HN.BTD
Mapcode Global: VHGRD.QJGZ
Entry Name: Bust of Sir Joseph Paxton at Crystal Palace Park
Location: Bromley, London, SE19
Locality: Crystal Palace
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Listing Date: 8 November 2001
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488221
Source ID: 1389535
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08-NOV-01 Bust of Sir Joseph Paxton at
Crystal Palace Park
Bust. 1869, signed by W F Woodington. Massive bust of Joseph Paxton, the designer of the Crystal Palace executed in Carrera marble in a heroic style. This now stands on a later C20 brick plinth to a height of 8 feet. The bust was paid for by public subscription and unveiled on the Terraces on 10th June 1873 by Lady Frederick Cavendish of Chatsworth. It was moved to another site in the park after the destruction of Crystal Palace by fire in 1936.
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