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Villiers Statue

A Grade II Listed Building in Park, City of Wolverhampton

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


WOLVERHAMPTON

SO90SW WEST PARK
895-1/5/362 Villiers Statue
03/02/77

GV II

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.
Vertegans.
(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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