List of public art in the London Borough of Hounslow

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

Bedfont[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
St Mary the Virgin, Bedfont - geograph.org.uk - 118638.jpg Topiary Church of St Mary the Virgin

51°27′5.46″N 0°26′24.73″W / 51.4515167°N 0.4402028°W / 51.4515167; -0.4402028
1704 Topiary N/A
East Bedfont The War Memorial (geograph 2412044).jpg Bedfont War Memorial Grovestile Way, East Bedfont

51°27′5.54″N 0°26′7.24″W / 51.4515389°N 0.4353444°W / 51.4515389; -0.4353444
Pillar N/A [1]
Bedfont Lakes Owl Bench.jpg Wooden owl sculpture on bench Bedfont Lakes Country Park Sculpture N/A

Brentford[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Grand Entrance to Syon House - panoramio.jpg Lion Gate Syon House, London Road

51°28′47″N 0°19′08″W / 51.47981°N 0.31901°W / 51.47981; -0.31901
18th century Robert Adam Statue Grade I on 15 June 1951 [2][3]
Kew Bridge, Middlesex arms.jpg Coat of arms of Middlesex On Kew Bridge (see also under Richmond upon Thames)

51°29′13″N 0°17′14″W / 51.48708°N 0.28735°W / 51.48708; -0.28735
1903 John Wolfe Barry and Cuthbert A. Brereton Relief Grade II on 11 February 1988 [4]
Coat of arms of Middlesex Floor of entrance hall of Brentford Library 1904 Nowell Parr Mosaic Grade II on 2 October 1990
Boer War Memorial Brentford.jpg Boer War Memorial In Brentford Library, on staircase 1904 Nowell Parr Plaque Grade II on 2 October 1990 [5]
The Brentford Monument (cropped).jpg
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Brentford Monument
Battles of Brentford in 54 BC, 1016 and 1642
Brentford High Street, at junction of Alexandra Road and outside Brentford County Court

51°29′03″N 0°18′14″W / 51.48412°N 0.30401°W / 51.48412; -0.30401
1909 (originally stood in Ferry Lane; moved to current site 1992) Pillar N/A [6]
The Brentford War Memorials - panoramio.jpg
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Brentford War Memorials Near junction of Boston Manor Road and Windmill Road, outside Brentford Library

51°29′12″N 0°18′28″W / 51.48662°N 0.30781°W / 51.48662; -0.30781
1923 (main memorial); the smaller memorials were installed in 1949 and 2009 ? Square column (main memorial) N/A [7]
160411-002 CPS.jpg Inspiration to Flight Wallis House, formerly Smithkline Beecham House, Great West Road, originally built as a factory for Simmonds Aerocessaries 1940 Donald Gilbert Architectural sculpture Grade II on 25 January 1991 [8]
The Bargemaster In front of EMC2

51°29′33.67″N 0°17′23.1″W / 51.4926861°N 0.289750°W / 51.4926861; -0.289750
1990 Diana Thomson Statue N/A [9][10][11]
Glaxo Smith Kline Offices on the Great West Road in Brentford - panoramio.jpg Acrobat GlaxoSmithKline building

51°29′14.43″N 0°19′6.92″W / 51.4873417°N 0.3185889°W / 51.4873417; -0.3185889
2001 Allen Jones Sculpture N/A [12]
Brentford, Liquidity sculpture.jpg
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Liquidity Ferry Wharf, at the entrance to the Grand Union Canal from the River Thames

51°28′59.94″N 0°17′58.86″W / 51.4833167°N 0.2996833°W / 51.4833167; -0.2996833
2002 Simon Packard Sculpture N/A [13]
Totem Ferry Quays marina Simon Packard Sculpture N/A [13]

Chiswick[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Andrea Palladio statue.jpg
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Statue of Andrea Palladio Chiswick House

51°29′00.8″N 0°15′30.9″W / 51.483556°N 0.258583°W / 51.483556; -0.258583
1730 c. 1730 John Michael Rysbrack Statue Grade I on 21 May 1973 [14]
Inigo jones statue.jpg Statue of Inigo Jones Chiswick House 1730 c. 1730 John Michael Rysbrack Statue Grade I on 21 May 1973 [14]
Chiswick House Venus 328.jpg Venus (replacement for a previous copy) Chiswick House grounds

51°29′06.9″N 0°15′33.7″W / 51.485250°N 0.259361°W / 51.485250; -0.259361
Statue Not listed, but the column on which it stands is
Statues in Chiswick House grounds 321.jpg Group of statues and ornaments Chiswick House grounds

51°29′04.2″N 0°15′35.6″W / 51.484500°N 0.259889°W / 51.484500; -0.259889
Sculpture Grade I on 21 May 1973
Former police station, Chiswick High Road, London W4 (cropped).jpg Royal coat of arms 210 Chiswick High Road, formerly Chiswick Police Station (until 1972); now converted to a restaurant 1872 ? Architectural sculpture N/A [15]
The Helen Reardon Drinking Fountain, Strand-on-the-Green - Chiswick.jpg Ellen Reardon Drinking Fountain
Daniel, Elizabeth and Margaret Reardon
Strand-on-the-Green

51°29′01″N 0°16′38″W / 51.48364°N 0.27718°W / 51.48364; -0.27718
1880 ? Drinking fountain N/A
Bench-type First World War memorial, Bedford Park (geograph 4577236).jpg
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Bedford Park War Memorial Bedford Park, near St Michael and All Angels church

51°29′46.22″N 0°15′18.69″W / 51.4961722°N 0.2551917°W / 51.4961722; -0.2551917
1919–1920 Inigo Triggs Seat Grade II on 7 January 2015 [16]
Chiswick War Memorial, Turnham Green (frontal view).jpg
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Chiswick War Memorial Turnham Green

51°29′32″N 0°15′48″W / 51.49229°N 0.26332°W / 51.49229; -0.26332
1921 Edward Willis Obelisk Grade II on 31 March 2015 [17]
Chiswick Mall sculpture 23380.JPG Couplet Corner of Church Street and Chiswick Mall

51°29′09″N 0°15′0″W / 51.48583°N 0.25000°W / 51.48583; -0.25000
1999 Charles Hadcock Sculpture N/A [18]
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Statue of William Hogarth
and his dog Trump
Chiswick High Road

51°29′33″N 0°15′19″W / 51.49259°N 0.25518°W / 51.49259; -0.25518
2001 Jim Mathieson Statue N/A Unveiled by Ian Hislop and David Hockney.[19]
Mosaics Belmont Primary School

51°29′35.41″N 0°15′48.25″W / 51.4931694°N 0.2634028°W / 51.4931694; -0.2634028
2004 Sue Edkins and schoolchildren Mosaics N/A [20]
V2 rocket site Chiswick 6130.JPG V2 Attack Victims Memorial Staveley Road

51°28′55.95″N 0°15′51.31″W / 51.4822083°N 0.2642528°W / 51.4822083; -0.2642528
2004 ? Stone of remembrance N/A Unveiled 8 September 2004.[21]
Chiswick Timeline: A History in Art and Maps Under railway bridge near Turnham Green tube station 2017–2018 Abundance London (Sarah Cruz, Karen Liebreich and Karen Wyatt) with Peter Blake and Jan Pieńkowski Mural on vitreous enamel panels N/A Unveiled 28 January 2018.[22]
Drinking fountain At entrance to Chiswick Back Common, Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick ? ? Drinking fountain N/A

Feltham[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Art Deco Entrance of the Minimax Factory (now Re-developed).jpg Old Minimax factory gateway Minimax Corner (junction of Staines Road and Fagg's Road)

51°27′27.6″N 0°24′36.8″W / 51.457667°N 0.410222°W / 51.457667; -0.410222
1911 Architectural fragment N/A
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Feltham War Memorial High Street, near pond

51°26′41.18″N 0°24′38.4″W / 51.4447722°N 0.410667°W / 51.4447722; -0.410667
1920 c. 1920 ? Cenotaph Grade II on 19 July 2018 [23]
Propeller Sculpture - geograph.org.uk - 605332.jpg Propeller sculpture London Air Park / Browell's Lane roundabout. Located on the former site of the General Aircraft Ltd factory

51°26′34″N 0°24′15.96″W / 51.44278°N 0.4044333°W / 51.44278; -0.4044333
1997 William Peers Sculpture N/A
Madam Alaska and her lion Alf King Children's Centre

51°26′53.35″N 0°24′24.99″W / 51.4481528°N 0.4069417°W / 51.4481528; -0.4069417
2011 Feltham Arts Association, Susie John and Gemma Hutton Mural N/A [24]
Four Seasons The Centre

51°26′46.27″N 0°24′37.4″W / 51.4461861°N 0.410389°W / 51.4461861; -0.410389
2014 400 people from Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth Mosaics N/A [25]
Rugby mural Feltham RFC, Hanworth Park ? ? Mural N/A [26]
Graffiti gallery Feltham Circles, Pevensey Road Nature Reserve

51°26′51.88″N 0°23′24.01″W / 51.4477444°N 0.3900028°W / 51.4477444; -0.3900028
? ? Street art N/A [27]

Hanworth[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
War Memorial, Hanworth (geograph 1828965 cropped).jpg
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Hanworth War Memorial Junction of Main Street and Green Lane

51°25′47.13″N 0°23′24.73″W / 51.4297583°N 0.3902028°W / 51.4297583; -0.3902028
1920 A. P. Green (architect); Keates & Co. (builders) Celtic cross Grade II on 7 March 2018 [28]
Job's Dairy - geograph.org.uk - 785535.jpg Cow sculptures Roof of Job's Dairy

51°25′47.27″N 0°24′12″W / 51.4297972°N 0.40333°W / 51.4297972; -0.40333
1977 Volunteers Architectural sculpture N/A [29]
Several murals The Hanworth Centre, 66 Hounslow Road

51°26′11.31″N 0°23′28.46″W / 51.4364750°N 0.3912389°W / 51.4364750; -0.3912389
? ? Murals N/A [30][31]
60 ft mural to fallen soldiers Hanworth Royal British Legion Club garden

51°26′2.62″N 0°23′15.67″W / 51.4340611°N 0.3876861°W / 51.4340611; -0.3876861
? ? Mural N/A [32][33]

Heston[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Drinking Fountain at the New Western International Market - geograph.org.uk - 1178140.jpg Brentford drinking fountain New Western International Market, Hayes Road, Southall

51°29′51.65″N 0°24′24.65″W / 51.4976806°N 0.4068472°W / 51.4976806; -0.4068472
1877 at Kew Bridge, moved in 1974 ? Drinking fountain Grade II on 29 April 2003 [34]
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Heston War Memorial Near St Leonard's Church, Heston Road

51°29′07″N 0°22′24″W / 51.485395°N 0.373429°W / 51.485395; -0.373429
1918 Arthur George Walker Statue Grade II on 19 April 2001 [35]
The Ramblers Heston Farm Estate, near the M4 motorway

51°29′21.4″N 0°21′55.19″W / 51.489278°N 0.3653306°W / 51.489278; -0.3653306
2001 Ray Smith Sculpture N/A [36][37]

Hounslow[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Hounslow Holy Trinity church 524.JPG Angels Holy Trinity Church, High Street

51°28′6.42″N 0°21′51.72″W / 51.4684500°N 0.3643667°W / 51.4684500; -0.3643667
1961–1965 Wilfred Dudeney Architectural sculpture N/A [38]
Metal Sculpture At Hounslow Civic Centre - London.jpg Heart of Space Lampton Park, relocated from Hounslow Civic Centre

51°28′28.77″N 0°22′5.82″W / 51.4746583°N 0.3682833°W / 51.4746583; -0.3682833
1980 Charles Hewlings Sculpture N/A [39]
Sculptured entrance to Beaversfield Park in Hounslow - Geograph 2558082.jpg Gate, archway and fence panels Beaversfield Park / Ravensdale Road / Rosemary Avenue

51°28′12.22″N 0°23′12.21″W / 51.4700611°N 0.3867250°W / 51.4700611; -0.3867250
2005/2006 Chris Plowman N/A [40]
Smile Side of Platform 3 pub (formerly North Star), Whitton Road

51°27′45.71″N 0°21′46.06″W / 51.4626972°N 0.3627944°W / 51.4626972; -0.3627944
2007 Propapropaganda / Banksy Street art N/A [27][41]
Hounslow mosaics 2468.jpg Community mosaics North of High Street, on edge of car park

51°28′9.96″N 0°21′42.72″W / 51.4694333°N 0.3618667°W / 51.4694333; -0.3618667
Unveiled 30 March 2012 School and community groups under Susie John and Sue Edkins. Mosaics N/A
The War Memorial In Hounslow - London..jpg Hounslow War Memorial Holy Trinity Church, High Street Unveiled 2 August 2014 N/A [42]
Hounslow Heath Dragonfly Sculpture.jpg Dragonfly Hounslow Heath, near the Staines Road/Frampton Road car park

51°27′44.0″N 0°23′16.8″W / 51.462222°N 0.388000°W / 51.462222; -0.388000
N/A
Memorial to the first flight from Britain to Australia Staines Road, near Hounslow Heath

51°27′46.9″N 0°23′14.8″W / 51.463028°N 0.387444°W / 51.463028; -0.387444
N/A [43]
Mural Tivoli Road

51°27′50.4″N 0°23′8.75″W / 51.464000°N 0.3857639°W / 51.464000; -0.3857639
Paint My Panda N/A [44]

Isleworth[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Statue (one of a pair ) at the entrance to the (former) Gillette Factory, Isleworth, London - geograph.org.uk - 1588621.jpg Four cast iron lamp standards Main entrance to former Gillette Factory, Syon Lane (Gillette Corner)

51°29′2.31″N 0°19′37.96″W / 51.4839750°N 0.3272111°W / 51.4839750; -0.3272111
19th century ? Lamp standards with sculpture Grade II on 21 May 1973
Glossop Memorial in Isleworth.jpg Glossop Memorial
Henry Glossop
Upper Square

51°28′7.26″N 0°19′29.43″W / 51.4686833°N 0.3248417°W / 51.4686833; -0.3248417
1870 ? Drinking fountain with lamp standard N/A Commemorates the Reverend Henry Glossop (1780–1869), the vicar of All Saints' Church, Isleworth.[45][46]
War Memorial in South Street Isleworth - panoramio.jpg
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Isleworth War Memorial Twickenham Road, in front of St Bridget's Roman Catholic Church

51°28′09.32″N 0°19′43.04″W / 51.4692556°N 0.3286222°W / 51.4692556; -0.3286222
1922 A. P. Green (architect); Keates and Co. (builders) Clock tower Grade II on 3 July 2000 Unveiled 22 June 1922.[47]
Butterflies and birds Entrance to Redlees Park, Twickenham Road

51°27′53.02″N 0°19′52.04″W / 51.4647278°N 0.3311222°W / 51.4647278; -0.3311222
1990s ? Motifs on railings N/A [48]
The Ivybridge Mural Mogden Lane, Ivybridge estate

51°27′37.31″N 0°19′57.04″W / 51.4603639°N 0.3325111°W / 51.4603639; -0.3325111
1999 Stephen Stockbridge Mural N/A [49]
Cathja Heron Isleworth.jpg The Heron The Cathja Dutch barge, moored at Old Isleworth ? Martin Cotts Sculpture N/A [50]
Rooster and Fox West Middlesex University Hospital ? Patrick Moya Sculpture N/A [51]

Osterley[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Armorial Eagle, Osterley Park.jpg Eagles with crowns round necks Entrance to Osterley Park House

51°29′23.02″N 0°21′6.52″W / 51.4897278°N 0.3518111°W / 51.4897278; -0.3518111
1761 c. 1761 Robert Adam Architectural sculpture Grade I on 21 May 1973 [52]
Osterley Park 01.jpg Reliefs of mythological creatures Portico over entrance to Osterley Park House

51°29′22.4″N 0°21′5.82″W / 51.489556°N 0.3516167°W / 51.489556; -0.3516167
1760s Robert Adam Architectural sculpture Grade I on 21 May 1973 [52]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Weinreb, Ben; Hibbert, Christopher (eds.). The London Encyclopaedia (1992 ed.). Macmillan. p. 877.
  3. ^ Brentford History – Syon House
  4. ^ "Kew Bridge – A History". Brentford History. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
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Bibliography[edit]

  • Matthews, Peter (2018), London's Statues and Monuments, Oxford: Shire PublicationsCS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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