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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Westminster
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
12th Century Wars (1100-1199)
Maker
Carlo Marochetti
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26-10-1860
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66708
Current location

Old Palace Yard
Westminster
City Of Westminster
Greater London
SW1P 3JY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30154 79444
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Statue of Richard Coer de Lion on horseback with sword upheld in right hand. The whole is set on a plinth with plaques on its faces depicting Richard forgiving the archer Bertrand de Gourdon and the Taking of Ascalon.
Inscription
RICHARD 1/ COEUR DE LION/ 1189 - 1199.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 12th Century Wars (1100-1199)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Name, dates.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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