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Bust of Sir Joseph Paxton at Crystal Palace Park, Bromley

Description: Bust of Sir Joseph Paxton at Crystal Palace Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 November 2001
English Heritage Building ID: 488221

OS Grid Reference: TQ3424270878
OS Grid Coordinates: 534242, 170878
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4210, -0.0707

Location: Station Road, Bromley, Greater London SE19 2GA

Locality: Bromley
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE19 2GA

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Listing Text

785/0/10080 THICKET ROAD

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.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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