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Statue of James II in Front of National Gallery West Wing, Westminster

Description: Statue of James II in Front of National Gallery West Wing

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207260

OS Grid Reference: TQ2994080498
OS Grid Coordinates: 529940, 180498
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5085, -0.1290

Location: 5 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y 5 WC2H 7ER

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: WC2H 7ER

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Listing Text

Statue of James II in
5.2.70 front of National Gallery
west wing
G.V. I
Statue. 1686 by Grinling Gibbons, first erected in Whitehall and later placed
in St James's Park. Bronze. Standing figure of the King as a Roman Emperor with
elegant 'contraposto .'
R. C. H. M.

Listing NGR: TQ2994080498

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Source: English Heritage

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