Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
King's Lynn
Norfolk

East of England

Purfleet Quay
(The Custom House)

King Charles II

St. James's Palace 1630 - Whitehall Palace 1685
King of England, 1660-1685
(Wikipedia)

1684/85

King's Lynn /  King Charles II   King's Lynn /  King Charles II

Description

Stone statue of King Charles II with a brass sceptre, in a niche in the Custom House.

Information Sign

custom house

Built as a Merchant's Exchange in 1683
by Henry Bell for Sir John Turner.
Altered in 1718 and 1741. From 1693 to 1989
this was the Port Office for HM Customs,
and it is "one of the finest late C17 public
buildings in provincial England"
(N Pevsner)

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°45'13" E 0°23'36"

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