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. It is listed Grade II.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2339 0885
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Statue of Lord Nelson, The Close.

1972. Listed Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"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).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 December 2017. Amended by P. Beers (HES), 19 February 2020.

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

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. [Articles on the refurbishment of the statue of Nelson in the Cathedral Close].
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051332.

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