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John Smith Statue, Museum Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6834 / 52°41'0"N

Longitude: -1.833 / 1°49'58"W

OS Eastings: 411385

OS Northings: 309539

OS Grid: SK113095

Mapcode National: GBR 3C9.RCY

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.TTB5

Entry Name: John Smith Statue, Museum Gardens

Listing Date: 6 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382589

Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Lichfield Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


LICHFIELD

SK1109NW BIRD STREET
1094-1/4/43 (South West side)
06/03/70 John Smith Statue, Museum Gardens

GV II

Statue of Captain John Smith, commander of the RMS Titanic,
who went down with his ship, 1912. By Lady Kathleen Scott.
1914. Granite base with bronze statue and plaque. Plain plinth
has plaque to front with lettering, and inscription above.
Figure in overcoat and cap with arms folded. The loss of the
Titanic was one of the greatest maritime disasters; 1513 lives
were lost. Captain Smith was a Staffordshire man.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: P.192).


Listing NGR: SK1138509539

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