List of public art in the London Borough of Croydon

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This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Croydon.

Coombe[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Bench (with a relief carving of a centaur) Coombe Wood Garden 1925–1930 c. 1925–1930 Eric Gill N/A Concrete bench N/A [1]

Croydon[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
John Whitgift statue.jpg Statue of John Whitgift Outside Croydon Library, Katharine Street 1903 c. 1903 John Wenlock Rollins Charles Henman Jr. Architectural sculpture Grade II [2]
Queen Victoria in Croydon (cropped).jpg
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Statue of Queen Victoria Outside Croydon Library, Katharine Street 1903 Francis John Williamson N/A Statue Grade II [3]
Croydon War Memorial - West.jpg
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Croydon Cenotaph Outside Croydon Library, Katharine Street

51°22′20″N 0°05′58″W / 51.3723°N 0.0994°W / 51.3723; -0.0994 (Croydon Cenotaph)
1921 Paul Raphael Montford James Burford War memorial Grade II* [4]
Croydon Minster- war memorial (geograph 2955077).jpg War memorial Outside Croydon Minster, Church Street

51°22′21″N 0°06′22″W / 51.3725°N 0.1062°W / 51.3725; -0.1062 (War memorial at Croydon Minster)
1930 c. 1930 (after an original of 1922) N/A Charles Marriott Oldrid Scott Memorial cross Grade II The original memorial of Chilmark stone was unveiled 27 February 1922; it was destroyed in a storm c. 1930 and replaced by the current memorial of Portland stone.[5]
Croydon College, west end- relief of Minerva (cropped).jpg Minerva Croydon College c. 1953–1959 ? Robert Atkinson and Partners Relief N/A [6]
Croydon College, west end- relief of Vulcan (cropped).jpg Vulcan Croydon College c. 1953–1959 ? Robert Atkinson and Partners Relief N/A [6]
Huntsman of Croydon.jpg
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Jorrocks 96 George Street 1982 John W. Mills N/A Equestrian statue N/A [7]
Winston Churchill mural Corner of Park Street and High Street 2016 David Hollier N/A Mural N/A [8]
Sustrans sculptures in Croydon (48711810607).jpg
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Ronnie Corbett, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Peggy Ashcroft Charles Street [9]

Croydon Airport[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Airport House (geograph 5301382).jpg
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De Havilland Heron Entrance to Croydon Airport 1997 [10]
R.A.F. Memorial, Croydon Airport - geograph.org.uk - 1208193.jpg
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Battle of Britain War Memorial Purley Way, outside Croydon Airport 1991

Old Coulsdon[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
War Memorial, Old Coulsdon, Surrey (geograph 3222845).jpg
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Old Coulsdon War Memorial Junction of Coulsdon Road and Canon's Hill

51°18′27″N 0°07′12″W / 51.3074°N 0.1200°W / 51.3074; -0.1200 (Old Coulsdon War Memorial)
1919 ? ? Memorial cross Grade II Unveiled 14 September 2019.[11]

Selhurst[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Selhurst War Memorial Grade II listed.jpg Selhurst War Memorial Trinity Court, Selhurst Road

51°23′24″N 0°05′19″W / 51.3899°N 0.0885°W / 51.3899; -0.0885 (Selhurst War Memorial)
1922 Arthur Hook N/A Celtic cross Grade II Unveiled 25 November 1922. Originally stood outside Holy Trinity Church on this site, which was demolished in the 1980s.[12]
King George's Field, Croydon - T71.jpg Lion and unicorn Sydenham Road, at entrance to King George's Field 1936 [13]

Woodcote[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
War memorial, Promenade de Verdun (geograph 2176760).jpg Promenade de Verdun War Memorial Promenade de Verdun

51°20′12″N 0°08′10″W / 51.3367°N 0.1360°W / 51.3367; -0.1360 (Promenade de Verdun War Memorial)
1922 ? ? War memorial Grade II [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gill Bench", VADS, retrieved 22 July 2020
  2. ^ "Whitgift Statue", VADS, retrieved 22 July 2020
  3. ^ "Queen Victoria statue – Croydon". London Remembers. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Croydon War Memorial (1268438)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  5. ^ Historic England. "War Memorial at Croydon Minster (1442680)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Croydon College Façade Reliefs", VADS, retrieved 22 July 2020
  7. ^ "Jorrocks", VADS, retrieved 22 July 2020
  8. ^ O'Connor, Tara (12 June 2020), "Artist who painted Croydon's Churchill mural says he was a 'racist warmonger' and offers to replace it", MyLondon, retrieved 22 July 2020
  9. ^ "Ronnie Corbett, Samuel Coleridge Taylor and Peggy Ashcroft immortalised on Croydon bench", Croydon Guardian, retrieved 14 April 2018
  10. ^ "Online communities". croydononline.org. 22 January 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  11. ^ Historic England. "Old Coulsdon War Memorial (1442725)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  12. ^ Historic England. "Selhurst War Memorial (1442664)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  13. ^ King George's Field History Archived 2014-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Historic England. "Promenade de Verdun War Memorial (1431367)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 August 2020.

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