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 &
Coordinates
Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner/ Administrator Notes
Memorial to Margaret McMillan Rachel McMillan Nursery School, McMillan Street

51°28′53″N 0°01′23″W / 51.4814°N 0.0230°W / 51.4814; -0.0230 (Margaret McMillan Memorial)
1932 Sir Herbert Baker (architect) Grade II [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 &
Coordinates
Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner/ Administrator Notes
Royal-naval-college-gw.jpg George II Old Royal Naval College

51°29′01″N 0°00′21″W / 51.48361°N 0.00595°W / 51.48361; -0.00595 (George II)
1735 John Michael Rysbrack Statue Grade II [2]
King William IV - geograph.org.uk - 1168934.jpg William IV King William Walk

51°28′48″N 0°00′24″W / 51.47989°N 0.00654°W / 51.47989; -0.00654 (William IV)
1845 Samuel Nixon Statue Grade II [3]
Bellotmemorial.jpg Memorial to Joseph René Bellot Cutty Sark Gardens

51°29′01″N 0°00′28″W / 51.48364°N 0.00786°W / 51.48364; -0.00786 (Bellot Memorial)
1855 Philip Hardwick Obelisk Grade II [2]
War Memorial, Royal Naval College, Greenwich - geograph.org.uk - 580626.jpg Memorial to the New Zealand Campaign (1863–4) King William Walk

51°29′00″N 0°00′33″W / 51.4833°N 0.0091°W / 51.4833; -0.0091 (New Zealand Campaign Memorial)
after 1864
?
Obelisk Grade II [4]
James Wolfe.JPG General James Wolfe Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich Park

51°28′40″N 0°00′03″W / 51.47782°N 0.00085°W / 51.47782; -0.00085 (General Wolfe)
1927 Robert Tait McKenzie Statue Grade II
Admiral Hawkins (Zeitgenosse v. Drake).jpg Sir Walter Raleigh National Maritime Museum

51°28′59″N 0°00′31″W / 51.48306°N 0.00867°W / 51.48306; -0.00867 (Sir Walter Raleigh)
1959 William McMillan Statue
[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

51°28′50″N 0°00′17″W / 51.48051°N 0.0048°W / 51.48051; -0.0048 (Captain Cook)
1994 Sir Arthur Weller Statue
[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
[7]

North Greenwich[edit]

Image Title / subject Location &
Coordinates
Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner/ Administrator Notes
Antony Gormley Quantum Cloud 2000.jpg Quantum Cloud Greenwich Peninsula

51°30′07″N 0°00′33″E / 51.50185°N 0.00913°E / 51.50185; 0.00913 (Quantum Cloud)
2000 Antony Gormley Sculpture
"A Slice of Reality" - geograph.org.uk - 7511.jpg Slice of Reality Greenwich Peninsula

51°30′15″N 0°00′01″W / 51.50418°N 0.00028°W / 51.50418; -0.00028 (Slice of Reality)
2000 Richard Wilson Sculpture
[8]

Woolwich[edit]

Image Title / subject Location &
Coordinates
Date Artist Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner/ Administrator Notes
Afghan and South African war memorial, Woolwich - geograph.org.uk - 971900.jpg Afghan and Zulu War Memorial Repository Road

51°28′57″N 0°03′16″E / 51.4824°N 0.0545°E / 51.4824; 0.0545 (Afghan and South African War Memorial)
1881/3? Victor Gleichen Megalithoid with sculpture Stone and copper(?) 5.72 m high Grade II [9]
Flickr - Duncan~ - Assembly ^2.jpg Assembly Royal Arsenal

51°29′41″N 0°04′12″E / 51.49485°N 0.070059°E / 51.49485; 0.070059 (Assembly)
Peter Burke Sculptures
Flickr - Duncan~ - Royal Arsenal.jpg Memorial to Dial Square, Royal Arsenal and Woolwich Arsenal Football Clubs Outside the Dial Arch pub, Royal Arsenal
?
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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