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Three Standing Figures, Battersea Park Lakeside

A Grade II Listed Building in Queenstown, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4785 / 51°28'42"N

Longitude: -0.1556 / 0°9'20"W

OS Eastings: 528178

OS Northings: 177118

OS Grid: TQ281771

Mapcode National: GBR 9S.75

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.832D

Entry Name: Three Standing Figures, Battersea Park Lakeside

Listing Date: 29 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207209

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW11

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Queenstown

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Battersea St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

LONDON BOROUGH OF
WANDSWORTH
Battersea Park (lakeside)
TW 27NE 'Three Standing Figures'
2/11
II

Sculpture. 'Three standing figures'. 1948. Henry Moore. Darley Dale Stone on low stone
plinth. Site chosen by the sculpter 1950. Exhibited at the London County Council's
first Open-Air Sculpture Exhibition, Battersea Park 1948, and afterwards presented to the
Council by the Contemporary Art Society. 'these disturbing figures...., a synthesis of
the abstract and the Organic..,are the expression in sculpture of what Moore has
described as 'the group feeling' of the Shelter drawings'.
Philip James, Henry Moore on Sculpture,1966


Listing NGR: TQ2817877118

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