List of public art in Cornwall

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This is a list of public art in the county of Cornwall, England. UK. This list applies only to works of public art on permanent display in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artworks in museums.

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
Jubilee Rock Blisland.jpg Jubilee Rock (ornamented with coats of arms) Blisland 1810 Lieut. John Rogers Granite Grade II Pendrift Common, Bodmin Moor
HumphryDavyStatueNew2.jpg Humphry Davy in front of the Market House, Penzance Unpainted marble lifesized
Ann Glanville (1796-1880), Fore Street (geograph 3995008).jpg Ann Glanville Fore Street, Saltash stone or lead lifesized
Mary (mother of Jesus) at The Bidwell Botusfleming

50°25′48″N 4°14′46″W / 50.43°N 4.246°W / 50.43; -4.246
19th century in 14th century restored housing unknown stone or lead below life-size [1]
Abbey Gardens, Tresco - geograph.org.uk - 30466.jpg A mother, father and small child gymnastically held aloft Abbey Gardens (Tresco), The Isles of Scilly

49°33′36″N 6°11′46″W / 49.56°N 6.196°W / 49.56; -6.196
late 20th century Bronze or lead below life-size [2]
Sir James Tillie 5 metres west of Pentillie Castle, Pillaton

50°27′00″N 4°14′31″W / 50.45°N 4.242°W / 50.45; -4.242
late 17th century unknown Lead [3]
Fountain, Mount Edgcumbe Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 413884.jpg Mercury (god) Mount Edgcumbe Country Park

50°21′00″N 4°10′34″W / 50.35°N 4.176°W / 50.35; -4.176
unknown stone or lead life-size for human [4]
Statue at Mount Edgcumbe - geograph.org.uk - 845397.jpg Artemis/Diana (mythology) Mount Edgcumbe Country Park

50°21′00″N 4°10′34″W / 50.35°N 4.176°W / 50.35; -4.176
unknown stone or lead life-size for human
Alice Winand Van Wulfften Palthe Stratton north of church

50°49′48″N 4°30′43″W / 50.83°N 4.512°W / 50.83; -4.512
1920s or 1930s Toma Rosandić Bronze and granite of youth playing harp Lifesized [5]
Saint Michael Trelissick Road, Hayle

50°10′48″N 5°25′23″W / 50.18°N 5.423°W / 50.18; -5.423
1934 Unknown Freestone statue over a tall tapered dressed granite base Lifesized [6]
Richard Landers Monument (geograph 2010171).jpg Richard Lemon Lander (to both him and John Lander (explorer) both in West Africa) Lemon Street/Falmouth Road, Truro

50°15′36″N 5°03′18″W / 50.26°N 5.055°W / 50.26; -5.055
1852 Neville Northey Burnard Column surmounted by granite statue Lifesized [7]
TrevithickStatueNew2.jpg Richard Trevithick, engineer holding model of a steam locomotive and calipers S. Terrace/Cross St./Trevenson St., Camborne

50°12′36″N 5°17′53″W / 50.21°N 5.298°W / 50.21; -5.298
1928 L S Merrifield Block plinth with four plaques (depicting a sail ship, a Cornish boiler, a Merthyr Tydfil Locomotive and an iron steam and sail ship). Statue of gilded bronze. Below lifesized [8]
Tomb in Madron churchyard - geograph.org.uk - 1416720.jpg Bronze blindfolded figure playing a large lyre Madron

50°07′48″N 5°33′50″W / 50.13°N 5.564°W / 50.13; -5.564
1929 Plain granite chest with shaped lid surmounted by a large ball on pedestal and person atop. Half life-sized [9] Scoble Armstong vault
Boswarthen cross near madron.jpg Wayside cross Madron Ancient (at least early medieval) Granite Approximately 1 metre
Victoria Gardens, Saltash - geograph.org.uk - 709984.jpg Symons Monument (Crown on column) Victoria Gardens, Saltash Ancient (at least early medieval) Granite with small gilded stone/metal crown Approximately 8 metres tall, 1 metre wide, tapering.
2013 on the Royal Albert Bridge - Brunel watches over the repainting.jpg Isambard Kingdom Brunel below Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash Early 20th century Brass Life sized
Brunel bust in Saltash.jpg Isambard Kingdom Brunel below Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash Early 20th century Brass Bust in cloak on mottled plain white plinth
Statue in Newlyn.jpg Fisherman using rope to fish Harbour promenade, Newlyn

50°03′36″N 5°19′30″W / 50.06°N 5.325°W / 50.06; -5.325
Late 20th century Brass/Copper Life-sized
St Winwaloe - geograph.org.uk - 310243.jpg Saint Winwaloe Gunwalloe

50°01′12″N 5°09′40″W / 50.02°N 5.161°W / 50.02; -5.161
Early 20th century White stone at foot of a rocky knoll Lifesized
Statue of 'Nelson', Looe.jpg A local grey seal (having lost one eye, named Nelson) Pennyland Rocks, Harbour Entrance, Looe

50°12′36″N 4°16′16″W / 50.21°N 4.271°W / 50.21; -4.271
20th century Bronze Lifesized
The Drummer Lemon Quay, Truro

50°15′36″N 5°03′04″W / 50.26°N 5.051°W / 50.26; -5.051
2011 Tim Shaw tin and copper 15ft tall

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1137879)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1000427)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1140190)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1140651)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1141876)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  6. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1160472)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  7. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1282638)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  8. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1365624)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  9. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1312445)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 March 2016.