Talk:Parliament Square

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Olive Cromwell[edit]

The statue of Cromwell is on the forecourt of the Houses of Parliament, not in Parliament Square.--Runcorn 07:10, 12 August 2006 (UTC)

Do better photos of the statues dear Londoners![edit]

Dear Londoners!

  Is it so dificult to do decent photos of the statues around the square using flash during the day,
so the statues' details are shown too, please?! Chop, chop! 70.18.5.215 22:50, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

I noticed the other day when I was there that the Jan Christian Smuts one actually has graffiti on it. It has "nazi" scrawled on it [I agree with such a statement]. However, the photos are woefully bad. Shame I don't have a camera, or I'd bounce down and take some decent ones for you. 86.177.118.58 (talk) 10:33, 26 May 2010 (UTC)

I went out and took some decent photos today. Have replaced most of them in the article and reorganised it so it provides a definitive list of the statues. --TBM10 (talk) 00:57, 25 February 2012 (UTC)

Statues[edit]

Er, .... is this a complete list? It would be desirable to have a definitive list of (or even a separate article on) all the statues in the square, "including" is (more than) a little vague. 78.48.240.121 (talk) 11:38, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

List of public art in Westminster--Egghead06 (talk) 11:54, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Symbolism[edit]

It symbolically represents different arms of the state on each side of the square - Legislature to the east (the Houses of Parliament), Executive to the north (Whitehall), Judiciary to the west (the Supreme Court), and Church to the south (Westminster Abbey).

While this is quite a neat idea, it cannot be right - the Supreme Court is only a few years old and is situated in what was, until 2009, the Middlesex Guildhall.

Le Crapaud (talk) 09:24, 21 February 2012 (UTC)