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© Mr G.W. Garthwaite LRPS

IoE Number: 209087
Photographer: Mr G.W. Garthwaite LRPS
Date Photographed: 13 June 2007
Date listed: 09 January 1970
Date of last amendment: 09 January 1970
Grade I

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TQ 3080 SWCITY OF WESTMINSTERCHARING CROSS, SW183/359,1.70 0Statue of Charles IG.V.I

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARING CROSS, SW1 83/35 9,1.70 0 Statue of Charles I G.V. I Equestrian statue. Cast 1633, by Hubert Le Sueur, the carved pedestal by Joshua Marshall provided when the statue was erected here (on the site of Eleanor Cross) in 1674-75. Bronze statue and carved Portland stone pedestal. The King is shown in half-armour. This highly influential equestrian statue, the first of its kind in England, was originally commissioned in 1630 by Charles I's Lord Treasurer Sir Richard Weston for his house Mortlake Park, Roehampton. Survey of London; Vols. XVI and XXXVI. Hubert Le Sueur's Portraits of Charles I in Bronze: Charles Avery in National Trust Studies 1979.

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