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Statue of Queen Victoria

A Grade II Listed Building in Central Hove, The City of Brighton and Hove

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8246 / 50°49'28"N

Longitude: -0.1693 / 0°10'9"W

OS Eastings: 529040

OS Northings: 104384

OS Grid: TQ290043

Mapcode National: GBR JP3.617

Mapcode Global: FRA B6JX.HVS

Entry Name: Statue of Queen Victoria

Listing Date: 2 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365534

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN3

County: The City of Brighton and Hove

Electoral Ward/Division: Central Hove

Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Hove All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


HOVE

TQ2904SW GRAND AVENUE
579-1/22/53 (South side)
Statue of Queen Victoria

GV II

Statue of Queen Victoria. 1897-1901. Sculptor Thomas Brock.
Probably bronze, and grey marble. Plan: metal statue on marble
plinth, low surround with 4 small marble bollards. Life-size
standing statue of Queen Victoria wearing royal regalia and
facing south; dado of marble plinth embellished with 4 low
relief bronze panels with allegorical figures representing
Commerce, Education, Science and Art,and Empire, captioned
above in incized lettering. An inscription on the south front
reads "Erected by the Inhabitants of Hove to Commemmorate the
60th Anniversary of the Accession of Queen Victoria June 20 AD
1897". Of the 4 bollards, the SE one is missing. Commissioned
to commemmorate the Queen's Jubilee in 1897, the statue was
not completed until the year of her death.
(Middleton J: Hove in Old Picture Postcards: 1983-).


Listing NGR: TQ2904004384

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