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List of public art in the London Borough of Bromley

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

Beckenham

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
Beckenham War Memorial (geograph 2653951).jpg
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Beckenham War Memorial Junction of High Street, Rectory Road, Beckenham Road and Croydon Road

51°24′25″N 0°01′56″W / 51.4070°N 0.03210°W / 51.4070; -0.03210 (Beckenham War Memorial)
1921 Newbury Abbot Trent Memorial Portland stone Grade II Unveiled 24 July 1921.[1]

Biggin Hill

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
Biggin Hill War Memorial, TN16 - geograph.org.uk - 68641.jpg
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Biggin Hill War Memorial Main Road

51°18′59″N 0°01′59″E / 51.3163°N 0.0330°E / 51.3163; 0.0330 (Biggin Hill War Memorial)
1923 Memorial Stone Grade II [2]
London Biggin Hill Airport 2.jpg Hurricane and Spitfire Main Road, at entrance to RAF chapel

51°19′37″N 0°01′23″E / 51.3270°N 0.0230°E / 51.3270; 0.0230 (Hurricane and Spitfire)
2010 (replacements) Sculpture [3]

Bromley

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
Bromley War Memorial (geograph 5226971).jpg
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Bromley War Memorial Martin's Hill

51°24′17.7″N 00°00′39.9″E / 51.404917°N 0.011083°E / 51.404917; 0.011083 (Bromley War Memorial)
1922 Sydney March Memorial Bronze and Portland stone Grade II* Unveiled 29 October 1922.[4]
Bromley Town Pump and Charles Darwin Mural High Street, on side of Daniel's

51°24′20″N 0°00′55″E / 51.4055°N 0.0154°E / 51.4055; 0.0154 (Bromley Town Pump and Charles Darwin Mural)
1980s Mural [5]

Chislehurst

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
War Memorial - geograph.org.uk - 1530880.jpg Chislehurst War Memorial Bromley Road

51°24′45″N 0°04′25″E / 51.4124°N 00.0735°E / 51.4124; 00.0735 (Chislehurst War Memorial)
1920 Reginald Blomfield Memorial Stone Grade II Unveiled 17 October 1920. An example of Blomfield's much-used Cross of Sacrifice design; Blomfield visited Chislehurst and chose the site himself due to his friendship with Louis Birkett, the honorary secretary of the committee responsible for erecting the memorial.[6]

Crystal Palace

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
Mantellodon in Crystal Palace Park.jpg
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Prehistoric animals

*Dinosaurs

Crystal Palace Park

51°25′03″N 0°04′03″W / 51.4175°N 0.0675°W / 51.4175; -0.0675 (Crystal Palace Dinosaurs)
1852–1855 Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins Statues Re-constituted stone Grade I
Joseph Paxton bust - geograph.org.uk - 658285.jpg
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Bust of Joseph Paxton Crystal Palace Park

51°25′16″N 0°04′15″W / 51.4210°N 0.0707°W / 51.4210; -0.0707 (Joseph Paxton)
1869 William F. Woodington Bust Carrara marble Grade II [7]
Crystal Palace Gorilla (3713875238).jpg
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Gorilla
Guy the Gorilla
Adjacent to Lower Lake, Crystal Palace Park

51°25′08″N 0°03′53″W / 51.4188°N 0.0646°W / 51.4188; -0.0646 (Gorilla)
1961 David Wynne Statue Belgian marble Grade II [8]

Mottingham

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
Mottingham War Memorial - geograph.org.uk - 1572375.jpg Mottingham War Memorial Junction of Mottingham Road and West Park

51°26′15″N 0°02′35″E / 51.4374°N 0.0430°E / 51.4374; 0.0430 (Mottingham War Memorial)
1920 George Hubbard Memorial Stone [9]

Orpington

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
The Orpington War Memorial.jpg
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Orpington War Memorial Junction of High Street, Spur Road, Sevenoaks Road and Station Road

51°22′23″N 0°05′51″E / 51.3731°N 0.0975°E / 51.3731; 0.0975 (Orpington War Memorial)
1921 Charles Heaton Comyn Memorial Stone Grade II Unveiled 28 August 1921.[10]

Petts Wood

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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Notes
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William Willett Memorial Sundial Petts Wood

51°24′11.8″N 0°5′0″E / 51.403278°N 0.08333°E / 51.403278; 0.08333 (William Willett Memorial Sundial)
1927 Sundial Stone [11]

References

  1. ^ Historic England. "Beckenham war memorial (1406218)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  2. ^ Biggin Hill War Memorial, Cudham War Memorial, retrieved 7 July 2014
  3. ^ "New Gate Guardians", Biggin Hill History, June 2010, retrieved 11 July 2014
  4. ^ "Bromley – WW1 and WW2", War Memorials Register, Imperial War Museums, retrieved 27 March 2020
  5. ^ Town Pump and Mural, London Borough of Bromley, retrieved 11 July 2014
  6. ^ Historic England. "Chislehurst War Memorial (1432780)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  7. ^ Historic England. "Bust of Sir Joseph Paxton at Crystal Palace Park (1389535)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  8. ^ Historic England. "Gorilla sculpture (1431362)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  9. ^ "Mottingham War Memorial", Ideal Homes, retrieved 9 July 2014
  10. ^ Historic England. "War Memorial (1391943)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  11. ^ William Willett Memorial Sundial, Master Clock, archived from the original on 3 August 2014, retrieved 31 July 2014

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