Record Details

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


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.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2339 0885
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full 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.

Monument Types

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Post Medieval to Modern - 1847 AD to 2050 AD)
  • STATUE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1847 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

Related records

377Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)
Mon 1459Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)

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