Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
London
London

Greater London

Parliament Square (WC2)

Sir Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965
English prime minister
(Wikipedia)
Ivor Roberts-Jones
1973

London /  Sir Winston Churchill   London /  Sir Winston Churchill

Description

Bronze statue of Churchill standing with his hand resting on his walking stick and wearing a military greatcoat.

Inscription(s)

CHURCHILL

Annotation

Unveiled 1 November 1973 by Lady Clementine Spencer-Churchill. Churchill indicated his desire for a statue of himself in this spot during Wornum's reconfiguration of Parliament Square.

Parliament Square

On Parliament Square, Westminster, are 10 statues of British and some foreign politicians.
  1. Abraham Lincoln (1920)
  2. George Canning (1832, here 1949)
  3. Nelson Mandela (2007)
  4. Sir Robert Peel (1877)
  5. Benjamin Disraeli (1883)
  6. Edward Smith-Stanley (1874)
  7. Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston (1876)
  8. Jan Smuts (1956)
  9. David Lloyd George (2007)
  10. Sir Winston Churchill (1973)
Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the sculptures.

London - Sir Winston Churchill

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 51°30'2" - W 0°7'35")

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