Doric granite column - 36 m (120 ft) high - with a bronze statue of the Duke of York in in his Garter robes.
DUKE OF YORK
1763 - 1827
Second Son of George III
of the British Army
1795-1809 and 1811-1827
- Sir Richard Westmacott Jr, (1775-1856), British sculptor (Wikipedia).
Sources & Information
- Wikipedia, List of public art in the City of Westminster.
- Wikipedia, Duke of York Column.
- George L. Gomme, Return of outdoor memorials in London (London: City Council, 1910) (through Internet Archive).
- John Blackwood, London's Immortals: The Complete Outdoor Commemorative Statues (London: Savoy, 1989), p. 250-251.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 92.
- Peter Matthews, London's Statues and Monuments (Botley: Shire, 2012), p. 112-113.
Location (N 51°30'22" - W 0°7'54")
Item Code: gblo178; Photograph: 22 October 2015
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