List of public art in Greenwich

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This is a list of public art in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Deptford[edit]

Image Title / subject Location Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Coordinates Owner/ Administrator Notes
Memorial to Margaret McMillan Rachel McMillan Nursery School, McMillan Street 1932 Sir Herbert Baker (architect) Grade II 51°28′53″N 0°01′23″W / 51.4814°N 0.0230°W / 51.4814; -0.0230 (Margaret McMillan Memorial) [1]
Statue of Peter the Great at Deptford Creek.jpg Peter the Great Glaisher Street 2001 Cleve Severin Statue

Greenwich[edit]

Image Title / subject Location Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Coordinates Owner/ Administrator Notes
Royal-naval-college-gw.jpg George II Old Royal Naval College 1735 John Michael Rysbrack Statue Grade II 51°29′01″N 0°00′21″W / 51.48361°N 0.00595°W / 51.48361; -0.00595 (George II) [2]
King William IV - geograph.org.uk - 1168934.jpg William IV King William Walk 1845 Samuel Nixon Statue Grade II 51°28′48″N 0°00′24″W / 51.47989°N 0.00654°W / 51.47989; -0.00654 (William IV) [3]
Bellotmemorial.jpg Memorial to Joseph René Bellot Cutty Sark Gardens 1855 Philip Hardwick Obelisk Grade II 51°29′01″N 0°00′28″W / 51.48364°N 0.00786°W / 51.48364; -0.00786 (Bellot Memorial) [2]
War Memorial, Royal Naval College, Greenwich - geograph.org.uk - 580626.jpg Memorial to the New Zealand Campaign (1863–4) King William Walk after 1864
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Obelisk Grade II 51°29′00″N 0°00′33″W / 51.4833°N 0.0091°W / 51.4833; -0.0091 (New Zealand Campaign Memorial) [4]
James Wolfe.JPG General James Wolfe Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich Park 1927 Robert Tait McKenzie Statue Grade II 51°28′40″N 0°00′03″W / 51.47782°N 0.00085°W / 51.47782; -0.00085 (General Wolfe)
Admiral Hawkins (Zeitgenosse v. Drake).jpg Sir Walter Raleigh National Maritime Museum 1959 William McMillan Statue
51°28′59″N 0°00′31″W / 51.48306°N 0.00867°W / 51.48306; -0.00867 (Sir Walter Raleigh) [5]
Sculpture at The Royal Observatory, Greenwich - DSC05553.JPG Dolphin Sundial Titanic Memorial Garden, Royal Observatory 1977–8 Christopher Daniel and Edwin Russell Sundial with sculpture
Captain Cook statue, Greenwich.jpg Captain James Cook National Maritime Museum 1994 Sir Arthur Weller Statue
51°28′50″N 0°00′17″W / 51.48051°N 0.0048°W / 51.48051; -0.0048 (Captain Cook) [6]
Meridian0.jpg Prime Meridian marker Royal Observatory 1999 Christina Garzia Sculpture
EH1211481 National Maritime Museum 14.JPG Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle National Maritime Museum 2010 Yinka Shonibare Sculpture
Geograph-3624209-by-David-Dixon (cropped).jpg Yuri Gagarin Royal Observatory 2011 Anatoly Novikov Statue Zinc alloy
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North Greenwich[edit]

Image Title / subject Location Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Coordinates Owner/ Administrator Notes


Antony Gormley Quantum Cloud 2000.jpg Quantum Cloud Greenwich Peninsula 2000 Antony Gormley Sculpture
51°30′07″N 0°00′33″E / 51.50185°N 0.00913°E / 51.50185; 0.00913 (Quantum Cloud)
"A Slice of Reality" - geograph.org.uk - 7511.jpg Slice of Reality Greenwich Peninsula 2000 Richard Wilson Sculpture
51°30′15″N 0°00′01″W / 51.50418°N 0.00028°W / 51.50418; -0.00028 (Slice of Reality) [8]

Woolwich[edit]

Image Title / subject Location Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Coordinates Owner/ Administrator Notes


Afghan and South African war memorial, Woolwich - geograph.org.uk - 971900.jpg Afghan and Zulu War Memorial Repository Road 1881/3? Victor Gleichen Megalithoid with sculpture Stone and copper(?) 5.72 m high Grade II 51°28′57″N 0°03′16″E / 51.4824°N 0.0545°E / 51.4824; 0.0545 (Afghan and South African War Memorial) [9]
Flickr - Duncan~ - Assembly ^2.jpg Assembly Royal Arsenal Peter Burke Sculptures
51°29′41″N 0°04′12″E / 51.49485°N 0.070059°E / 51.49485; 0.070059 (Assembly)
Flickr - Duncan~ - Royal Arsenal.jpg Memorial to Dial Square, Royal Arsenal and Woolwich Arsenal Football Clubs Outside the Dial Arch pub, Royal Arsenal
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Sculpture

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Memorial to Margaret McMillan at Rachel McMillan Nursery School, Greenwich". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Ben Weinreb, ed. (2008). The London Encyclopaedia (Third ed.). pp. 866–876. ISBN 978-1-4050-4924-5. 
  3. ^ Samuel Nixon (c.1803-1854) Accessed 16 January 2010
  4. ^ "Monument to Officers and Men Who Fell in New Zealand Campaign 1863-64 (At North East Part of College, Greenwich". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.jimbatty.com/IMG/london/greenwich/5A123006_D.html
  6. ^ http://www.jimbatty.com/IMG/london/greenwich/5A122923.html
  7. ^ "Yuri Gagarin statue at the Royal Observatory". Royal Museums Greenwich. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  8. ^ http://www.richardwilsonsculptor.com/projects/slice%20of%20reality.html
  9. ^ "Afghan and Zulu Wars Memorial". National Recording Project. Public Monuments & Sculpture Association. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 

External links[edit]

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