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Nelson Monument, Liverpool

Description: Nelson Monument

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 214085

OS Grid Reference: SJ3415290540
OS Grid Coordinates: 334152, 390540
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4076, -2.9920

Location: High Street, Liverpool L3 9AG

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L3 9AG

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Listing Text


48/441 Nelson Monument

14.3.75 II*

Monument. 1813. M.Cotes Wyatt, with work by Westmacott.
Stone and bronze on granite base. Circular monument with
encircling inscription "England expects ". 4 chained
prisoners seated around a circular drum which has 4 reliefs
in panels, and festoons. Bronze group on top, allegorical,
of apotheosis of dead Nelson. Base contains iron ventilator
grilles for warehouse (now car park) beneath the square.
Earliest public monument in Liverpool.

Listing NGR: SJ3415190539

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Source: English Heritage

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