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List of public art in Knightsbridge

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This is a list of public art in Knightsbridge, a district in the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London.

City of Westminster

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Stag, Albert Gate SW1.jpg Stags Albert Gate

51°30′09″N 0°09′31″W / 51.5026°N 0.1585°W / 51.5026; -0.1585
before 1839 Peter Turnerelli after Francesco Bartolozzi Thomas Cubitt Statues on gateposts Grade II Formerly stood at the Piccadilly entrance to the Deputy Ranger's Lodge in Green Park; Cubitt acquired the stags prior to the building's demolition. The gates and stone piers are twentieth-century replacements for Cubitt's originals of 1844–1845.[1]
Fountain St Georges Hospital.jpg Drinking fountain Outside The Lanesborough

51°30′08″N 0°09′09″W / 51.5021°N 0.1525°W / 51.5021; -0.1525
1860 ? N/A Drinking fountain Grade II* (with old hospital building) One of the earliest gifts of the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain Association; the hotel building behind was originally St George's Hospital, which was felt to be a particularly appropriate location for a drinking fountain.[2]
Triga by Franta Belsky, One Knightsbridge Green.jpg Triga 1 Knightsbridge Green (formerly Caltex House) 1958 Franta Belsky Stone, Toms and Partners (1955–1957)
Hurley, Robertson and Associates (2001 refurbishment)
Sculptural group N/A [3][4]
One Hyde Park - Edinburgh Gate, Knightsbridge - The Rush of Green or The Bowater House Group (20825970048).jpg
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The Rush of Green or The Bowater House Group Edinburgh Gate

51°30′09″N 0°09′44″W / 51.5024°N 0.1623°W / 51.5024; -0.1623
1959 Jacob Epstein N/A Sculptural group Grade II Unveiled April 1961. A mother, father, child and dog, driven by the sound of Pan's pipes, rush towards Hyde Park. Epstein was adding the finishing touches to the group on the night he died.[5]
Four Season Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, south façade 1961 Elisabeth Frink Michael Rosenhauer Reliefs N/A [6]
Hyde Park gate by Wendy Ramshaw.JPG Hyde Park Gates Edinburgh Gate

51°30′08″N 0°09′38″W / 51.5023°N 0.1605°W / 51.5023; -0.1605
2010 Wendy Ramshaw N/A Gates N/A Commissioned from the artist and jeweller as part of the One Hyde Park residential development.[7]

Search for Enlightenment, One Hyde Park.JPG Search for Enlightenment One Hyde Park

51°30′09″N 0°09′41″W / 51.5024°N 0.1614°W / 51.5024; -0.1614
2011 Simon Gudgeon N/A Sculptures N/A Unveiled 19 January 2012 to mark the first anniversary of One Hyde Park.[8] The developers, Candy & Candy, had previously installed a cast of the work at Riverside Walk Gardens, Millbank, in 2011.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Memorial to the victims of the 1983 Harrod's bombing Harrod's 1985 George Cook Stele and plaque N/A The memorial to the police officers killed erected by the Police Memorial Trust, that of the civilians killed by the borough council.[9]

References

  1. ^ Greenacombe, John, ed. (2000), "Knightsbridge North Side: Parkside to Albert Gate Court: Albert Gate", Survey of London: volume 45: Knightsbridge, Institute of Historical Research, retrieved 9 August 2012
  2. ^ Historic England. "St George's Hospital and Attached Drinking Fountain (1277491)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Franta Belsky", The Telegraph, 7 July 2000, retrieved 30 September 2013
  4. ^ One Knightsbridge Green, Emporis, retrieved 30 September 2013
  5. ^ Greenacombe, John, ed. (2000), "Knightsbridge North Side: Parkside to Albert Gate Court: West of Albert Gate", Survey of London: volume 45: Knightsbridge, Institute of Historical Research, retrieved 2 June 2012
  6. ^ [1] Archived August 3, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Hyde Park Gates, Inspired Metal, archived from the original on 28 January 2012, retrieved 23 January 2015
  8. ^ Search for Enlightenment unveiled at One Hyde Park, Candy & Candy, 24 January 2012, retrieved 7 June 2013
  9. ^ Nolan & Starren 2012, no. 38.

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