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Latitude: 52.6281 / 52°37'41"N
Longitude: -1.1251 / 1°7'30"W
OS Eastings: 459316
OS Northings: 303735
OS Grid: SK593037
Mapcode National: GBR FJM.KR
Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.P6FJ
Entry Name: Statue of Robert Hall
Listing Date: 14 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183485
English Heritage Legacy ID: 188625
Location: Leicester, LE1
County: City of Leicester
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Leicester
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
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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