List of public art in Richmond upon Thames

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This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Barnes[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Dean John Colet St Paul's School 1898 Hamo Thornycroft [1] 51°29′15″N 0°14′18″W / 51.48740°N 0.23832°W / 51.48740; -0.23832
Bolan Bust.jpg Bolan's Rock Shrine
Marc Bolan
Queens Ride 2002 51°27′58″N 0°14′19″W / 51.465979°N 0.238695°W / 51.465979; -0.238695
Scott WWT London.jpg Peter Scott London Wetland Centre 2000 Nicola Godden BA ARBS [2] 51°28′36″N 0°14′08″W / 51.47658°N 0.23565°W / 51.47658; -0.23565
Giant dragonfly 2 - wetland.jpg Dragonfly sculpture Roof of the meeting point at the WWT London Wetland Centre's Visitor Centre [3] 51°28′37″N 0°14′09″W / 51.47708°N 0.23575°W / 51.47708; -0.23575
Boat Race 1st Milestone.jpg Steve Fairbairn Memorial, aka Mile Post Riverside at Barnes 1962 [4] 51°28′43″N 0°13′37″W / 51.47852°N 0.226987°W / 51.47852; -0.226987

East Sheen[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
East Sheen - geograph.org.uk - 730.jpg East Sheen War Memorial Sheen Lane, at crossroads with Upper Richmond Road West [5] 51°27′52″N 0°16′00″W / 51.46452°N 0.266787°W / 51.46452; -0.266787

Ham[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Father Thames, Coade stone sculpture.jpg Father Thames Ham House John Bacon, the elder 51°26′40″N 0°18′52″W / 51.44448°N 0.31433°W / 51.44448; -0.31433
Mosaic junction of Ashburnham Road and Back Lane, Ham 2005 Howard Grange, Miriam Zadik Gold, local residents [6] 51°26′16″N 0°18′50″W / 51.43789°N 0.31398°W / 51.43789; -0.31398

Hampton[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Mural Hampton Youth Project Extended in 2012 Tom Ryall (extension) [7][8] 51°25′33″N 0°22′39″W / 51.42581°N 0.37745°W / 51.42581; -0.37745
Cannon in Roy Grove Hampton.jpg General Roy cannon (south) Roy Grove 1791. One of a pair (the other is on the north side of Heathrow Airport). Captain William Mudge [9] 51°25′34″N 0°21′57″W / 51.42621°N 0.36571°W / 51.42621; -0.36571

Hampton Court and Bushy Park[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Hampton Court Avri 2009 85.jpg Lion of England Main entrance to palace 1708 Grinling Gibbons and John Oliver [10] 51°24′16″N 0°20′29″W / 51.404526°N 0.34140°W / 51.404526; -0.34140
Hampton Court Avri 2009 86.jpg Unicorn of Scotland Main entrance to palace 1708 Grinling Gibbons and John Oliver [10] 51°24′16″N 0°20′29″W / 51.404506°N 0.34144°W / 51.404506; -0.34144
Lion of England Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403622°N 0.33927°W / 51.403622; -0.33927
Seymour Panther Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403605°N 0.33927°W / 51.403605; -0.33927
Flickr - Duncan~ - The Queen's Beasts (1).jpg Greyhound of Richmond Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403583°N 0.33920°W / 51.403583; -0.33920
Yale of Beaufort Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403578°N 0.33909°W / 51.403578; -0.33909
Flickr - Duncan~ - The Queen's Beasts.jpg Tudor Dragon Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403572°N 0.33904°W / 51.403572; -0.33904
Queen's Panther Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403508°N 0.33904°W / 51.403508; -0.33904
Bull of Clarence Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403510°N 0.33911°W / 51.403510; -0.33911
Queen's Lion Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403520°N 0.33921°W / 51.403520; -0.33921
Welsh Dragon at Hampton Court.jpg Royal Dragon Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403527°N 0.33926°W / 51.403527; -0.33926
Hampton Court Avri 2009 11.jpg Seymour Unicorn Moat Bridge, near gatehouse 1911 [11] 51°24′13″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403514°N 0.33929°W / 51.403514; -0.33929
Bust of Tiberius Gatehouse 1521 Giovanni da Maiano 51°24′13″N 0°20′20″W / 51.403598°N 0.33900°W / 51.403598; -0.33900
Bust of Nero Gatehouse 1521 Giovanni da Maiano 51°24′12″N 0°20′21″W / 51.403376°N 0.33904°W / 51.403376; -0.33904
Lion Gate - geograph.org.uk - 1690357.jpg Lions Lion Gate 18th century Sir Christopher Wren [12] 51°24′23″N 0°20′14″W / 51.406284°N 0.33712°W / 51.406284; -0.33712
Hampton Court Avri 2009 58.jpg Jean Tijou screen South end of Privy Garden, facing River Thames 1701 Jean Tijou [13] 51°24′03″N 0°20′15″W / 51.400877°N 0.33762°W / 51.400877; -0.33762
Diana Fountain, Bushy Park.jpeg Diana Fountain, Bushy Park Chestnut Avenue, Bushy Park 17th century sculptures in an 18th-century setting Hubert Le Sueur, Francesco Fanelli [14] 51°24′36″N 0°20′10″W / 51.40992°N 0.33619°W / 51.40992; -0.33619
Totem Pole Waterhouse Plantation, Bushy Park 1992 Norman Tait [15] 51°24′46.99″N 0°21′2.67″W / 51.4130528°N 0.3507417°W / 51.4130528; -0.3507417

Kew[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Mosaic globe sculpture at The National Archives, Kew 2.jpg "There Be Monsters"; Mosaic Globe sculpture Outside The National Archives February 2005 [16] 51°28′52″N 0°16′48″W / 51.480995°N 0.280046°W / 51.480995; -0.280046

Kew Gardens[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Out in the Fields 1071.JPG Out In The Fields In Herb Garden Arthur G Atkinson 51°28′50″N 0°17′21″W / 51.480545°N 0.289293°W / 51.480545; -0.289293
Thornycroft - A sower 40895.JPG A Sower Near Princess of Wales Conservatory Hamo Thornycroft 51°28′57″N 0°17′21″W / 51.482445°N 0.289279°W / 51.482445; -0.289279
Kew Mural 10049.JPG Kew Mural In the Visitors Centre at Victoria Gate 1988 Robert H. Games 51°28′41″N 0°17′27″W / 51.478012°N 0.290791°W / 51.478012; -0.290791
Palmhuis.jpg Hercules Fountain In pond near Palm House 1853 Francis Joseph Bosio [17] 51°28′46″N 0°17′27″W / 51.479435°N 0.290802°W / 51.479435; -0.290802
Chinese Guardian Lion, Kew Gardens, Surrey - geograph.org.uk - 1179311.jpg Chinese Guardian Lions Facing pond, near Palm House 18th century (given to the Gardens in 1958) [18] 51°28′44″N 0°17′28″W / 51.478955°N 0.290996°W / 51.478955; -0.290996
Kew Garden Visit (3656119621).jpg White Greyhound of Richmond Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′43″N 0°17′32″W / 51.478607°N 0.292100°W / 51.478607; -0.292100
Yale of Beaufort Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′43″N 0°17′32″W / 51.478707°N 0.292162°W / 51.478707; -0.292162
Red Dragon of Wales Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′44″N 0°17′32″W / 51.478863°N 0.292246°W / 51.478863; -0.292246
White Horse of Hanover Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′44″N 0°17′32″W / 51.478939°N 0.292316°W / 51.478939; -0.292316
Lion of England Copyright 2003 Kaihsu Tai.jpg Lion of England Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′45″N 0°17′33″W / 51.479111°N 0.2924341°W / 51.479111; -0.2924341
White Lion of Mortimer Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′45″N 0°17′33″W / 51.479176°N 0.2924345°W / 51.479176; -0.2924345
Unicorn of Scotland Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′45″N 0°17′33″W / 51.479286°N 0.2924879°W / 51.479286; -0.2924879
Griffin of Edward III Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′46″N 0°17′33″W / 51.479429°N 0.2925289°W / 51.479429; -0.2925289
Black Bull of Clarence Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′46″N 0°17′33″W / 51.479559°N 0.292601°W / 51.479559; -0.292601
Kew Garden Visit (3656916016).jpg Falcon of the Plantagenets Outside Palm House 1958 (Portland stone) James Woodford, Henry Ross 51°28′47″N 0°17′34″W / 51.479659°N 0.292684°W / 51.479659; -0.292684
Kew Gardens 0573.JPG Lion of England Lion Gate 1821 (Coade stone) Thomas Hardwicke [19] 51°28′14″N 0°17′37″W / 51.470601°N 0.293715°W / 51.470601; -0.293715
Unicorn of Scotland Unicorn Gate 1821 (Coade stone) Thomas Hardwicke [19] 51°28′38″N 0°17′28″W / 51.477112°N 0.291031°W / 51.477112; -0.291031

Richmond[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Old father thames richmond terrace gardens.jpg Father Thames aka The River God Terrace Gardens 1775 Coade stone statue, from the same cast as at Ham House and Somerset House John Bacon, the elder [20] 51°27′11″N 0°18′06″W / 51.45306°N 0.30153°W / 51.45306; -0.30153
Bulbous Betty.jpg Aphrodite (aka "Bulbous Betty") Terrace Gardens 1950s sculpture of Portland stone, very controversial when first unveiled Edgar Allan Howes [21] 51°27′10″N 0°18′09″W / 51.45284°N 0.30243°W / 51.45284; -0.30243
O'Higgins Statue, Richmond, London..jpg Bernardo O'Higgins bust O'Higgins Square, next to Richmond Bridge [22] 51°27′28″N 0°18′21″W / 51.45786°N 0.30583°W / 51.45786; -0.30583
Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom and old coat of arms of the Borough of Richmond Front of No. 70 George Street (the town's former post office) [23] 51°27′37″N 0°18′20″W / 51.46028°N 0.30549°W / 51.46028; -0.30549
Old coat of arms of the Borough of Richmond Reading room of Reference Library, the old Town Hall 1951 in wood [24] 51°27′32″N 0°18′24″W / 51.45881°N 0.30664°W / 51.45881; -0.30664
John Whittaker Ellis bust Entrance hall of Richmond Museum and Reference Library, the former Town Hall 1893 Francis John Williamson [25] 51°27′32″N 0°18′24″W / 51.45885°N 0.30653°W / 51.45885; -0.30653
Richmond War Memorial End of Whittaker Avenue 1920s [26] 51°27′31″N 0°18′25″W / 51.45866°N 0.30704°W / 51.45866; -0.30704

Teddington[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Noël Coward bust Teddington Library 20th century Avril Vellacott [27] 51°25′40″N 0°20′04″W / 51.42772°N 0.33431°W / 51.42772; -0.33431
Teddington War Memorial Hampton Road, outside Teddington Memorial Hospital 1920s [28] 51°25′35″N 0°20′26″W / 51.42637°N 0.34065°W / 51.42637; -0.34065

Twickenham[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Statues on public view.JPG The Naked Ladies York House gardens Late 19th century sculptures in an early 20th century setting O Spalmach [29] 51°26′48.30″N 0°19′26.50″W / 51.4467500°N 0.3240278°W / 51.4467500; -0.3240278
Twickenham Rugby Statue.jpg Statue of lineout Front of South Stand, Twickenham stadium 2010 Gerald Laing [30] 51°27′19″N 0°20′21″W / 51.45526°N 0.33904°W / 51.45526; -0.33904
Twickenham, West Gateway - geograph.org.uk - 689371.jpg The Kicker, The Winger, The Scrum-Half, The Forward entrance to West Stand, Twickenham stadium 1994/1995 Gerald Laing [31] 51°27′20″N 0°20′35″W / 51.45554°N 0.34307°W / 51.45554; -0.34307
Tackle - geograph.org.uk - 21955.jpg Statue East Stand, Twickenham stadium 51°27′22″N 0°20′25″W / 51.45624°N 0.34017°W / 51.45624; -0.34017
Lion Gate Statue at Twickenham Stadium.jpg Golden Lion
Sir George Rowland Hill
entrance to West Stand, Twickenham stadium 1837 Woodington for Coade & Sealy [32] 51°27′20″N 0°20′35″W / 51.45552°N 0.34304°W / 51.45552; -0.34304
The war memorial, Radnor Gardens - geograph.org.uk - 363854.jpg Twickenham War Memorial Radnor Gardens 51°26′25″N 0°19′55″W / 51.44023°N 0.33187°W / 51.44023; -0.33187
Woodpecker Sculpture In Kneller Gardens, Twickenham - London.jpg Various wooden sculptures of wildlife Kneller Gardens
Metal sculpture Kneller Gardens 2012 Cuong Van Huynh, Oliver Jackman [33] 51°26′49″N 0°21′00″W / 51.44691°N 0.34987°W / 51.44691; -0.34987
Riverside Mushrooms Twickenham.jpg Various sculptures Champions Wharf, Twickenham Riverside [34] 51°26′47″N 0°19′29″W / 51.44651°N 0.32477°W / 51.44651; -0.32477
Bullrush Artwork - geograph.org.uk - 1655306.jpg Sculpture of bullrushes Champions Wharf, Twickenham Riverside 51°26′47″N 0°19′30″W / 51.44642°N 0.32487°W / 51.44642; -0.32487

Whitton[edit]

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
12 benches carved with wildlife reliefs Crane Park Winter 2014 (3 benches), 9 earlier Paul Sivell [35] 51°26′36″N 0°22′31″W / 51.4432°N 0.37534°W / 51.4432; -0.37534

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