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Description: Edward Vii Memorial Statue
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217285
OS Grid Reference: SP0804385750
OS Grid Coordinates: 408043, 285750
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4696, -1.8830
Balsall Heath B12
SP 0885 NW 53/13
1913 Albert Toft sculptor. Stone standing figure of the King in Field Marshal's
uniform and Garter Robes set on high sandstone plinth with bronze groups of
Education and Progress (including youth and boy with model of Tower Bridge) on the
left side and Peace on the right, a female seated figure with attributes, good
flowing drapery and sensitive faces. To the front face is a far more Act Nouvean
composition in bronze of a crowned drapery niche containing a small figure of
St George and the Dragon. This statue formerly stood in Victoria Square in front
of the Council House.
Listing NGR: SP0804385750
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Source: English Heritage
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