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List of public art in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

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This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.


Image Title / subject Location and
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
War memorial in Barking Park (geograph 5520259).jpg Barking War Memorial Barking Park

51°32′40″N 0°05′01″E / 51.5445°N 0.0836°E / 51.5445; 0.0836 (Barking War Memorial)
1922 N/A Charles James Dawson War memorial Grade II [1]
Sculpture the catch barking london.jpg The Catch Fanshawe Avenue Roundabout

51°32′27″N 0°04′58″E / 51.5409°N 0.0829°E / 51.5409; 0.0829 (The Catch)
2002 Loraine Leeson Anne Thorne Architects Sculpture N/A [2]
Barking - A modern folly - - 1210139.jpg Folly Wall Town Square 2007 ? muf Folly N/A [3][4]
Sculpture barking abbey london.jpg The Lighted Lady of Barking Roundabout at junction of Abbey Road and London Road

51°32′16″N 0°04′20″E / 51.53775°N 0.07232°E / 51.53775; 0.07232
2007 Joost van Santen N/A Sculpture N/A [5]
Job Drain statue.jpg Statue of Job Henry Charles Drain VC Outside the Broadway Theatre, facing Barking Abbey Park

51°32′07″N 0°04′39″E / 51.5353°N 0.0776°E / 51.5353; 0.0776 (Statue of Job Drain)
2009 Steven Hunter (Sculpt-It Limited); Mark Barnett (relief plaque) N/A Statue N/A [6][7]

London Bridge Stones

In 2007, two small stones from remains of the old medieval London Bridge[8] were joined together in a sculpture in front of St Margaret's church facing the Barking Abbey ruins as part of several public artworks placed in Barking Town Centre by artist Joost van Santen.[9]


Image Title / subject Location and
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Dagenham village.jpg Dagenham Village War Memorial Junction of Church Lane and Crown Street

51°32′24″N 0°09′41″E / 51.5399°N 0.1614°E / 51.5399; 0.1614 (Dagenham Village War Memorial)
2000 ? ? War memorial cross N/A [10]
Dagenham Idol Valence Park 2009 c. 2009 ? N/A Sculpture N/A An iron maquette for an unrealised large sculpture, based on the prehistoric artefact of the same name.[11]
View of a metal sculpture of a Capri outside Valence House Museum (geograph 4427968).jpg Capri MkI Valence Park 2010–11 A. J. Baldwin N/A Sculpture N/A An iron sculpture commissioned as part of the redevelopment of Valence House, the borough's local history museum; it alludes to the Ford Dagenham factory.[12]


  1. ^ Historic England. "Barking Park War Memorial (1424142)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ The Catch 2002, cSPACE, retrieved 4 January 2019
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  4. ^ []
  5. ^ Landmark Sculpture the 'Lighted Lady', Borough of Barking, London, England, Joost van Santen Light Art, retrieved 4 January 2019
  6. ^ Matthews 2012, p. 235.
  7. ^ Job Henry Charles Drain, Victoria Cross, retrieved 6 August 2014
  8. ^ "Searching for the granite blocks from old London Bridge | London My London | One-stop base to start exploring the most exciting city in the world". Retrieved 2017-10-14.
  9. ^ generator, metatags. "". Retrieved 2017-10-14. External link in |title= (help)
  10. ^ "Dagenham Village", War Memorials Register, Imperial War Museums, retrieved 4 January 2019
  11. ^ Dagenham Idol Maquette, Art UK, retrieved 13 May 2020
  12. ^ Capri MkI, Art UK, retrieved 13 May 2020


  • Matthews, Peter (2012), London's Statues and Monuments, Botley: Shire PublicationsCS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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