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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1357291
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209087
Location: Westminster, London, WC2N
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 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARING CROSS, SW1
9,1.70 0 Statue of Charles 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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