List of public art in Nottingham

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This is a list of public art in Nottingham, in Nottinghamshire, England. This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artwork visible inside a museum.

Central Nottingham[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
Sky Mirror, Nottingham.jpg Sky Mirror Nottingham Playhouse 2001 Anish Kapoor Stainless steel[1] 52°57′14″N 1°09′23″W / 52.954°N 1.1565°W / 52.954; -1.1565
Memorial to Albert Ball, VC - geograph.org.uk - 1671290.jpg Memorial to Albert Ball VC Nottingham Castle 1921 Henry Poole Bronze[2] 52°56′59″N 1°09′15″W / 52.94969°N 1.154144°W / 52.94969; -1.154144
Cloughie - geograph.org.uk - 1044418.jpg Brian Clough King Street/Queen Street junction 2008 Les Johnson Bronze[3] 52°57′15″N 1°08′59″W / 52.954064°N 1.149742°W / 52.954064; -1.149742
Statue of Robin Hood - geograph.org.uk - 1671252.jpg Robin Hood Outside Nottingham Castle 1952 James Woodford Bronze [4] 52°56′58″N 1°09′17″W / 52.949424°N 1.154596°W / 52.949424; -1.154596
Nottingham Ice Arena - geograph-678668.jpg Axel Bolero Square, National Ice Centre 2003 Wolfgang Buttress and Fiona Heron Steel[5] 52°57′08″N 1°08′26″W / 52.95229°N 1.140549°W / 52.95229; -1.140549
Ccl-hse-lion-rt-sml.jpg Nottingham Lions (right) Nottingham Council House 1929 Joseph Else Stone[6] 52°57′13″N 1°08′57″W / 52.953503°N 1.149262°W / 52.953503; -1.149262
Ccl-hse-lion-left-sml.jpg Nottingham Lions (left) Nottingham Council House 1929 Joseph Else Stone[7] 52°57′13″N 1°08′57″W / 52.953503°N 1.149262°W / 52.953503; -1.149262
Council-hse-sculpture.jpg Frieze on Nottingham Council House Nottingham Council House 1929 Joseph Else Stone[8] 52°57′13″N 1°08′57″W / 52.953503°N 1.149262°W / 52.953503; -1.149262
Ccl-hse-stat-1-sml.jpg Prosperity Dome of Nottingham Council House 1929 James Woodford Stone[9] 52°57′13″N 1°08′57″W / 52.953503°N 1.149262°W / 52.953503; -1.149262
Ccl-hse-stat-2-sml.jpg Commerce Dome of Nottingham Council House 1929 Joseph Else Stone[10] 52°57′13″N 1°08′57″W / 52.953503°N 1.149262°W / 52.953503; -1.149262
Ccl-hse-stat-3-sml.jpg Civic Law Dome of Nottingham Council House 1929 Charles L J Doman Stone[11] 52°57′13″N 1°08′57″W / 52.953503°N 1.149262°W / 52.953503; -1.149262
Ccl-hse-stat-4-sml.jpg Knowledge Dome of Nottingham Council House 1929 Ernest Webb Stone[12] 52°57′13″N 1°08′57″W / 52.953503°N 1.149262°W / 52.953503; -1.149262
The Adams Building from Adams Walk - geograph.org.uk - 1585935.jpg Sculpture Tree Lace Market Square 2011 Wolfgang Buttress and Fiona Heron Bronze[13] 52°57′10″N 1°08′40″W / 52.952849°N 1.144571°W / 52.952849; -1.144571
Statues on Chapel Bar - geograph.org.uk - 1977713.jpg Shoppers Chapel Bar 1986 Richard Perry Bronze[14] 52°57′16″N 1°09′15″W / 52.954356°N 1.154172°W / 52.954356; -1.154172
The Chorus Line.JPG The Chorus Line Junction of Maid Marian Way and Park Row 1999 Hilary Cartmel Steel[15] 52°57′13″N 1°09′17″W / 52.953594°N 1.154757°W / 52.953594; -1.154757
Nottingham High School - geograph.org.uk - 874316.jpg War Memorial Nottingham High School 1920 unknown Bronze[16] 52°57′44″N 1°09′32″W / 52.96231°N 1.15896°W / 52.96231; -1.15896
Nottingham Arboretum, statue of Feargus O'Connor the Chartist - geograph.org.uk - 1375323.jpg Feargus O'Connor Nottingham Arboretum unknown Stone 52°57′40″N 1°09′22″W / 52.961211°N 1.156152°W / 52.961211; -1.156152
Flying Horse Walk indicator post - geograph.org.uk - 1911436.jpg Flying Horse Signpost St Peter’s Gate 1993 Michael Johnson Steel 52°57′08″N 1°08′57″W / 52.952261°N 1.149033°W / 52.952261; -1.149033
Houndsgate Shops indicator post - geograph.org.uk - 1911438.jpg Houndsgate Signpost Houndsgate 1993 Michael Johnson Steel 52°57′07″N 1°08′58″W / 52.952083°N 1.149334°W / 52.952083; -1.149334
Nottingham Arboretum - bust of Samuel Morley - geograph.org.uk - 2489009.jpg Samuel Morley (MP) Nottingham Arboretum 1928 Joseph Else Bronze 53°02′58″N 1°09′20″W / 53.049483°N 1.155623°W / 53.049483; -1.155623
Entrance sculpture Biocity Richard Thornton Steel
The invention of ibuprofen Biocity 2011 Bruce Asbestos

Beeston[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
Sculpture on the High Road.jpg George the Beekeeper High Road, Beeston 1987 Sioban Coppinger Concrete and Bronze [17] 52°55′39″N 1°12′51″W / 52.927602°N 1.214272°W / 52.927602; -1.214272
The Square - Beeston - geograph.org.uk - 619873.jpg Water Head The Square, Beeston 1989 Paul Mason Concrete[18] 52°55′36″N 1°12′57″W / 52.926561°N 1.215882°W / 52.926561; -1.215882
Beeston War Memorial - geograph.org.uk - 1147327.jpg Hope (Boer War Memorial) Broadgate Park 1903 A. Marshall Stone[19] 52°55′42″N 1°12′37″W / 52.928465°N 1.210165°W / 52.928465; -1.210165
Jesse Boot memorial - geograph.org.uk - 680917.jpg Jesse Boot memorial Nottingham University 1934 Unknown Stone[20] 52°56′07″N 1°11′37″W / 52.935401°N 1.193553°W / 52.935401; -1.193553
University Park MMB A2 East Midlands Conference Centre.jpg Nottingham University 2003 Michael Dan Archer Stone 52°56′21″N 1°12′12″W / 52.939183°N 1.203375°W / 52.939183; -1.203375
Wall Panel by Hilary Cartmel on the Beeston Canal.JPG Beeston Canal Wall Panels 2006 Hilary Cartmel Stainless steel, Bronze, Mosaic
"The Green Man" - geograph.org.uk - 1176145.jpg The Green Man Dovecote Lane Recreation Ground Stan Bullard Wood 52°55′15″N 1°12′54″W / 52.920748°N 1.215065°W / 52.920748; -1.215065

Clifton[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
2004-09-29 Erasmus Darwin's Mammoth by Kim James.JPG Erasmus Darwin's Mammoth Nottingham Trent University Kim James Steel 52°54′36″N 1°11′14″W / 52.910118°N 1.187178°W / 52.910118; -1.187178
Urban Art, Nobel Road, Clifton - geograph.org.uk - 126709.jpg unknown Nobel Road unknown Steel 52°53′59″N 1°11′28″W / 52.899787°N 1.191241°W / 52.899787; -1.191241

Lenton[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
Aspire sculpture in Nottingham (1).jpg Aspire Nottingham University 2008 Ken Shuttleworth Steel[21] 52°57′04″N 1°11′04″W / 52.9512°N 1.1844°W / 52.9512; -1.1844
Public art at the walk in centre - geograph.org.uk - 1910828.jpg Healing Energy Queen's Medical Centre 2008 Hilary Cartmel Steel 52°56′34″N 1°10′58″W / 52.942698°N 1.182703°W / 52.942698; -1.182703
The Circle of Life Queen's Medical Centre 2011 Ann Vrielinck Bronze
Queens Medical Centre (QMC) - Main Entrance - geograph.org.uk - 603789.jpg unknown Queen's Medical Centre ???? Unknown Concrete 52°56′40″N 1°11′12″W / 52.944523°N 1.186538°W / 52.944523; -1.186538

Meadows[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
Memorial Gardens, Victoria Embankment - geograph.org.uk - 754971.jpg Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens, Victoria Embankment 1905 Albert Toft Stone[22] 52°56′05″N 1°08′30″W / 52.934678°N 1.141641°W / 52.934678; -1.141641
War Memorial Gateway, The Meadows, Nottingham - geograph.org.uk - 1216022.jpg City War Memorial, Nottingham Memorial Gardens, Victoria Embankment 1927 T Wallis Gordon Stone[23] 52°56′05″N 1°08′30″W / 52.934678°N 1.141641°W / 52.934678; -1.141641

Sneinton[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
Sneinton Dragon - geograph.org.uk - 1627097.jpg Sneinton Dragon Junction of Manvers Street and Sneinton Hermitage 2006 Robert Stubley Steel[24] 52°56′56″N 1°07′59″W / 52.9490°N 1.1330°W / 52.9490; -1.1330
Calvary in the churchyard at St. Stephen's Church, Sneinton - geograph.org.uk - 1899912.jpg Calvary St. Stephen's Church, Sneinton 1920 unknown Cast iron 52°57′05″N 1°07′54″W / 52.9514°N 1.1318°W / 52.9514; -1.1318
Statue of Bendigo in Sneinton.jpg Bendigo On the roof of the former Bendigo Pub, on Sneinton Hermitage unknown unknown Concrete 52°56′59″N 1°07′42″W / 52.9498°N 1.1282°W / 52.9498; -1.1282
William booth statue.JPG William Booth Outside his birthplace on Notintone Place in Sneinton unknown unknown Bronze 52°57′08″N 1°07′55″W / 52.9522°N 1.1319°W / 52.9522; -1.1319

West Bridgford[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
Metal heron - geograph.org.uk - 1386365.jpg Heron Lady Bay Unknown Steel 52°56′19″N 1°06′42″W / 52.938503°N 1.111657°W / 52.938503; -1.111657

Wilford[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Artist Material Coordinates
Sir Robert Juckes Clifton - geograph.org.uk - 1217888.jpg Robert Juckes Clifton Wilford Toll Bridge unknown Stone 52°56′17″N 1°09′15″W / 52.938003°N 1.154074°W / 52.938003; -1.154074

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Brian Clough statue
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  17. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/dna/place-lancashire/plain/A12644237
  18. ^ West Notts and Derbyshire Recorder, 30/11/1989
  19. ^ http://www.pmsa.org.uk/pmsa-database/10490/
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