Record Details

NHER Number:48089
Type of record:Building
Name:Statue of the Duke of Wellington, The Close


An 1854 life-size statue of Wellington in civilian dress with a cannon resting at his feet. He stands on a granite plinth bearing his name and coat of arms.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2342 0878
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

June 1972. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"Statue. 1854. Sculptor C.C. Adams. Bronze life-size statue in civilian dress with cannon resting at his feet. Granite plinth with 'Wellington' inscribed, also a coat of arms. On a pedestal."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
Amended by P. Beers (HES), 24 February 2020.

Monument Types

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (19th Century to 21st Century - 1854 AD to 2100 AD)
  • STATUE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1854 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1206314.

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