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Latitude: 51.5063 / 51°30'22"N
Longitude: -0.1317 / 0°7'54"W
OS Eastings: 529757
OS Northings: 180252
OS Grid: TQ297802
Mapcode National: GBR GG.L6
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.NDQL
Entry Name: Duke of York Column and Steps
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1239383
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207516
Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y
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
TQ 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WATERLOO PLACE, SW1
5.2.70 Duke of York column and
Commemorative column and town planning focal point with steps down to the
Mall and St James's Park. 1831-34, the column designed by Benjamin Wyatt,
the bronze statue of the Duke by Sir Richard Westmacott, the layout with
the great flight of steps as the terminal feature of Nash's Via
Triumphalis, on the site of Carlton House, with the palatial Carlton House
Terrace (q.v.) ranges flanking the composition. Granite column and steps,
bronze statue. The giant column is of the Tuscan order and rises from a
square pedestal; the capital carries a square balcony, drum and dome (on
the model of Wren's Monument) surmounted by statue of the Duke in uniform.
Survey of London; Vol. XX.
Listing NGR: TQ2975780252
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