Record Details

NHER Number:47962
Type of record:Building
Name:Statue of Lord Nelson, The Close

Summary

A life-size stone staue of Lord Nelson, put up in 1847. He is depicted in Admiral's uniform and has a cannon resting at his feet. It is listed Grade II.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2339 0885
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Statue of Lord Nelson, The Close.

1972. Listed Grade II.
Listing Description:
Statue of 1847. Sculptor Thomas Milnes. Stone life-size statue in Admiral's uniform. Right forearm missing. Cannon resting at his feet. Octagonal granite plinth with 'Nelson' inscribed. Octagonal pedestal.
Information from (S1).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 December 2017.

2000.
Statue refurbished.
See newspaper articles (S2) for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 14 December 2017.

Monument Types

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (19th Century to 21st Century - 1847 AD to 2100 AD)
  • STATUE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1847 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051332.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. [Articles on the refurbishment of the statue of Nelson in the Cathedral Close].

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