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8080


S Tyneside


South Shields, Westoe Road, statue of Queen Victoria


South Shields


NZ36NE


Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces


Sculpture


Statue


Modern


C20


Structure


Circa 1913. Albert Toft, sculptor. A 9 ft high bronze standing figure of Queen Victoria on a 12 ft high Aberdeen granite plinth. Formerly stood in front of the Municipal Buildings. Unveiled 7 May 1913. The statue has now been moved back to its original position in front of the Municipal Buildings, Westoe Road. LISTED GRADE 2


3648


6588


NZ36486588



Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 12/40; Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 177-8

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