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Statue of James II in Front of National Gallery West Wing

A Grade I Listed Building in St James's, London

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Latitude: 51.5085 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.129 / 0°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 529940

OS Northings: 180498

OS Grid: TQ299804

Mapcode National: GBR HF.6F

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QB4Y

Entry Name: Statue of James II in Front of National Gallery West Wing

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207260

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2980 SE

Statue of James II in front of National Gallery west wing


Statue. 686 by Grinling Gibbons, first erected in Whitehall and later placed in St James's Park. Bronze. Standing figure of the King as a Roman Emperor with elegant 'contraposto'.


Listing NGR: TQ2994080498

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