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Description: Statue of Robert Hall
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188625
OS Grid Reference: SK5931603734
OS Grid Coordinates: 459316, 303734
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6281, -1.1251
DE MONTFORT SQUARE
SK 5903 9/231 Statue of Robert Hall
1871. Sculptor J. B. Philip. Standing figure in stone with raised arm,
on tall circular pedestal of polished granite. Robern Hall 1764-1831,
born at Arnesby near Leicester, Baptist clergyman and outstanding preacher,
advocated freedom of Press, influenced by French Revolution to speak against
corrupt government, supporter of Joseph Priestley.
Statue of Robert Hall, Nos 1 to 11 (odd) No. 55 and Nos 98 to 104 (even)
New Walk De Monyford House and Nos 77 to 97 (odd) Princess Road form a
group around De Montford Square (Nos 77 to 97 (odd) princess Road is a
building of local interest).
Listing NGR: SK5931603734
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Source: English Heritage
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