Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Shrewsbury
Shropshire

West Midlands

Abbey Gardens

Rowland Hill, 2nd Viscount Hill

2nd Lord Hill of Hawkstone Park
1800 - 1875
Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury 1821-1842, Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire 1845-1875
(Wikipedia)
Matthew Noble
1876

Shrewsbury /  Rowland Hill, 2nd Viscount Hill   Shrewsbury /  Rowland Hill, 2nd Viscount Hill

Description

Marble statue.

Inscription(s)

VISCOUNT HILL
1800 - 1875
beloved by
tenants and friends
who have erected
this statue
to his memory

presented
to
the town of shrewsbury
by
his grandson
rowland richard clegg-hill
4th viscount hill
1907

On the lower plinth:

removed from hawkstone park at the / joint expense of / the corporation of shrewsbury / and friends of / the family re-erected 5th dec 1907

Signed (on the pedestal): m noble sc / london 1876

Annotation

The statue was erected at Hawkstone Park and moved in December 1907 to the present location.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°42'27" W 2°44'49"

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