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King Edward's Parade

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

1833 - Cannes, France 1908
British statesman, mayor of Eastbourne, 1897-1898
(Wikipedia)
Alfred Drury
1910

Eastbourne /  Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire   Eastbourne /  Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

Description

Bronze statue of the 8th Duke of Devonshire wearing the apparel of Chancellor of Cambridge University.

Inscription(s)

SPENCER COMPTON
eight
DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE K.G.
chancellor of the university
of cambridge, lord lieutenant
of the county of derby, mayor
of eastbourne 1897 --- 1898
born 23 july 1833.
died 24 march 1908.
erected by the inhabitants of eastbourne
in recognition of his great services to
his country as a statesman and of his
deep interest in the prosperity and
welfare of this town       1910

Signature

a drury ara

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°45'36" - E 0°17'3")

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