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Statue of Charles I

A Grade I Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5073 / 51°30'26"N

Longitude: -0.1277 / 0°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 530037

OS Northings: 180373

OS Grid: TQ300803

Mapcode National: GBR HF.HT

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QCWT

Entry Name: Statue of Charles I

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209087

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

9,1.70 0 Statue of Charles I

G.V. I

Equestrian statue. Cast 1633, by Hubert Le Sueur, the carved pedestal by
Joshua Marshall provided when the statue was erected here (on the site of
Eleanor Cross) in 1674-75. Bronze statue and carved Portland stone
pedestal. The King is shown in half-armour. This highly influential
equestrian statue, the first of its kind in England, was originally
commissioned in 1630 by Charles I's Lord Treasurer Sir Richard Weston for
his house Mortlake Park, Roehampton.

Survey of London; Vols. XVI and XXXVI.
Hubert Le Sueur's Portraits of Charles I in Bronze: Charles Avery in
National Trust Studies 1979.

Listing NGR: TQ3003780373

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