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Latitude: 52.5901 / 52°35'24"N
Longitude: -2.1406 / 2°8'26"W
OS Eastings: 390571
OS Northings: 299156
OS Grid: SO905991
Mapcode National: GBR 19H.KW
Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.25Y5
Entry Name: Villiers Statue
Listing Date: 3 February 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201900
English Heritage Legacy ID: 378646
Location: Wolverhampton, WV1
County: City of Wolverhampton
Electoral Ward/Division: Park
Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SO90SW WEST PARK
895-1/5/362 Villiers Statue
Statue of Rt.Hon. Charles Pelham Villiers. 1878. By W.Theed
the younger. Ashlar. High plinth supports figure in C19 dress
and holding scroll, against draped stand. Inscription to
front:CHARLES PELHAM/ VILLIERS/P.C.,M.P./BORN 3RD JANUARY
1802,/DIED 16TH JANUARY 1898./ AGED 96 YEARS. Inscription to
rear records his political career; he was M.P. for
Wolverhampton for 63 years. The statue was moved from its
original position in Snow Hill in 1931. West Park was laid out
on the former Broad Meadows racecourse, 1879-80, by V.H.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: P.326; Wolverhampton Borough Council: Report on West
Park: 1989-; Register of Parks and Gardens).
Listing NGR: SO9057199156
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