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Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)

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A life-size bronze statue on grey Aberdeen granite pedestal and base with a low surround with four small granite bollards. The standing statue of Queen Victoria is wearing royal regalia with crown and veil and facing south. She holds a sceptre in her right hand and an orb in her left. The orb is surmounted by the winged figure of Victory. Around the angle of the bronze plinth are festoons of laurel and in front, a cartouche bearing the letters: V.


Date

c.1897–1901

Medium

grey granite, grey marble & bronze

Accession number

BN3_LS_S016

Acquisition method

commissioned by public subscription

Work type

Statue

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

9th February 1901

Listing date

02/11/92

Access

at all times

Inscription description

south face, base of plinth: ERECTED / BY . THE . INHABITANTS . OF . HOVE / TO . COMMEMORATE . THE . SIXTIETH . ANNIVERSARY / OF . THE . ACCESSION . OF / QUEEN . VICTORIA / JUNE . 20 . A.D . 1897; inscription on the lower section of the pedestal, north face: BORN 24 MAY 1819 / DIED 22 JAN 1901.; starting from the south face and circling the top part of the plinth anticlockwise above the bronze reliefs: VICTORIA . DEI . GRA / BRITANNIAR . REGINA / FIDEI . DEFENSOR / IND . IMPERATRIX; below the east face bronze relief: EDUCATION; below the west face bronze relief: COMMERCE; below the north face bronze relief: SCIENCE AND ART; below the south face bronze relief, facing the sea: EMPIRE


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Located at

Grand Avenue, Hove

BN3 2LS

Located at the south end of Grand Avenue at the junction with Kingsway.