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List of public art in the London Borough of Islington

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

Clerkenwell

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Middlesex Court of Sessions - geograph.org.uk - 650874.jpg Justice, Mercy, Portrait of George III and other motifs Middlesex Sessions House, Clerkenwell Green 1779–1782 (building) Joseph Nollekens Relief sculptures Grade II* [1]

Finsbury

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Ornate doorway, City University, St. John Street, EC1 - geograph.org.uk - 1099032.jpg Science and Agriculture City, University of London, College Building c. 1894–1896 Paul Raphael Montford Frieze Grade II [2]
Finsbury War Memorial in London August 11th 2014 - 07.jpg
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Finsbury War Memorial Rosebery Avenue 15 August 1921 Thomas Rudge War memorial with statue Grade II [3]
Chiswell Street artwork - City of London - 2014-08-09 - Andy Mabbett - 02.JPG
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Faceted Column Corner of Chiswell Street and Finsbury Pavement

51°31′13″N 0°05′15″W / 51.5204°N 0.0875°W / 51.5204; -0.0875
1999 Stephen Cox Sculpture N/A [4]
Moorgate crash memorial, Finsbury Square (cropped).jpg Memorial to the Moorgate tube crash Finsbury Square 2013 ? Memorial N/A Unveiled 28 July 2013.[5]
Mercury the God Top of Triton Court, Finsbury Square [6]
2 figures of Triton the God Triton Court, Finsbury Square
4 females Triton Court clock tower, Finsbury Square

Finsbury Park

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Crossed pistols tile motif Finsbury Park station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Tom Eckersley N/A [7]
Finsbury Park tube balloon mosaic.JPG Balloon mosaics Finsbury Park station, Piccadilly line platforms 1983 Annabel Grey N/A [8]

Highbury

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Boer War Memorial, Highbury Fields 20181110 115622 (49450553777).jpg
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Boer War Memorial Highbury Fields 1905 Bertram Mackennal War memorial with statue Grade II [9]
Bacon Statue on outside of Islington Central Library, Holloway Road, London.jpg Statue of Francis Bacon Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Frederick Schenck Statue in niche Grade II [9]
Islington Central Library, Holloway Road, London (8476020306) (Spenser detail).jpg Statue of Edmund Spenser Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Frederick Schenck Statue in niche Grade II [9]
The Neighbours by Siegfried Charoux (18901546010).jpg The Neighbours Highbury Quadrant Estate

51°33′31″N 0°05′37″W / 51.5585°N 0.0936°W / 51.5585; -0.0936
1957 Siegfried Charoux Sculptural group Grade II [10]
Highbury Manor tile motif Highbury & Islington station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Edward Bawden N/A [11]

Highgate

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Flickr - Duncan~ - Dick Whittington's Cat.jpg Dick Whittington's cat Whittington Stone, Highgate Hill

51°33′59″N 0°08′13″W / 51.5665°N 0.1369°W / 51.5665; -0.1369
1964 Jonathan Kenworthy Sculpture Grade II [12]

Holloway

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Tony Adams statue.jpg
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Statue of Tony Adams Emirates Stadium 2011 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 9 December 2011.[13]
Herbert Chapman (25790256433).jpg
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Statue of Herbert Chapman Emirates Stadium 2011 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 9 December 2011.[14]
Тьерри Анри статуя.jpg
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Statue of Thierry Henry Emirates Stadium 2011 Margot Roulleau-Gallais Statue N/A Unveiled 9 December 2011.[15]
Dennis Bergkamp statue.jpg
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Statue of Dennis Bergkamp Emirates Stadium 2014 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 22 February 2014.[16]
Arsenal FC v Everton FC, 24 Oct 2015 - 02.JPG
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Statue of Ken Friar Emirates Stadium 2014 MDM Statue N/A Unveiled 28 February 2014.[17]

Islington

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Musgrave Watson frieze in Battishill Gardens.jpg Commerce Welcoming All Nations Battishill Street Gardens 1842 (carved)
1975 (unveiled on present site)
Musgrave Watson [18]
Hugh myddleton islington green 1.jpg
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Statue of Hugh Myddelton Islington Green

51°32′09″N 0°06′13″W / 51.5357°N 0.1036°W / 51.5357; -0.1036
1862 John Thomas Statue Grade II [19]
Thomas Paine memorial (28854552428).jpg Memorial to Thomas Paine Angel Court, Owen Street 1991 Kevin Jordan Obelisk N/A [20]
Angel Wings, Islington - geograph.org.uk - 549064.jpg
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Angel Wings N1 Retail Plaza, The Angel, Islington 2003 Wolfgang Buttress and Fiona Heron Sculpture N/A [21]
Halo by Wolfgang and Heron, N1 Retail Plaza, London 1100485.jpg Halo N1 Retail Plaza, The Angel, Islington 2003 Wolfgang Buttress and Fiona Heron Sculpture N/A [21]
Islington Green War Memorial (3133010321).jpg Islington Green War Memorial Islington Green 2004 (replacing an earlier "temporary" war memorial) John Maine War memorial N/A [22]
Angel by Kevin Boys, Angel tube station in March 2011 02.jpg Angel Angel tube station Kevin Boys Statue N/A
Hare and Hounds architectural sculpture Upper Street, on No. 181 (formerly the Hare and Hounds pub) [23]

St Luke's

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Eric Gill Geograph-865401-by-ceridwen.jpg Christ Healing the Blind Man Moorfields Eye Hospital, King George V Extension 1933–1935 (building) Eric Gill Relief sculpture [24]

Shoreditch

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Wesley Chapel London (cropped).jpg
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Statue of John Wesley Wesley's Chapel, City Road

51°31′25″N 0°05′14″W / 51.5237°N 0.0872°W / 51.5237; -0.0872
1891 John Adams-Acton Statue Grade II [19]

References

  1. ^ Historic England. "Clerkenwell Conference Centre (1298072)". National Heritage List for England.
  2. ^ Temple, Philip, ed. (2008), "Northampton Square area: Northampton Square and adjacent streets", South and East Clerkenwell, Survey of London, London: London County Council, 46, pp. 304–321, retrieved 18 August 2015
  3. ^ Finsbury War Monument London Remembers. Accessed 4 August 2014
  4. ^ Planning approval
  5. ^ "Moorgate tube disaster – Finsbury Square", London Remembers, retrieved 27 December 2019
  6. ^ [knowledgeoflondon.com]
  7. ^ Victoria Line Tile Motifs – Finsbury Park Accessed 3 August 2014.
  8. ^ The Mosaics at Finsbury Park Accessed 20 August 2014.
  9. ^ a b c Statues in Islington Accessed 18 July 2011
  10. ^ Historic England. "'The Neighbours' sculpture at Highbury Quadrant Estate (1031596)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 March 2020.
  11. ^ Victoria Line Tile Motifs – Highbury and Islington Accessed 3 August 2014
  12. ^ Historic England. "Whittington Stone, circa 15 metres south of the junction with Mandala Avenue (1298038)". National Heritage List for England.
  13. ^ Stride, Chris; Thomas, Ffion; Wilson, John (2012), "Tony Adams", From Pitch to Plinth: The Sporting Statues Project, retrieved 13 December 2015
  14. ^ Stride, Chris; Thomas, Ffion; Wilson, John (2012), "Herbert Chapman", From Pitch to Plinth: The Sporting Statues Project, retrieved 13 December 2015
  15. ^ Stride, Chris; Thomas, Ffion; Wilson, John (2012), "Thierry Henry", From Pitch to Plinth: The Sporting Statues Project, retrieved 13 December 2015
  16. ^ Stride, Chris; Thomas, Ffion; Wilson, John (2012), "Dennis Bergkamp", From Pitch to Plinth: The Sporting Statues Project, retrieved 13 December 2015
  17. ^ Stride, Chris; Thomas, Ffion; Wilson, John (2012), "Ken Friar", From Pitch to Plinth: The Sporting Statues Project, retrieved 13 December 2015
  18. ^ Musgrave Watson frieze in Battishill Gardens Accessed 20 December 2010
  19. ^ a b Ben Weinreb, ed. (2008). The London Encyclopaedia (Third ed.). pp. 866–876. ISBN 978-1-4050-4924-5.
  20. ^ Rights of Man in Islington – UK Attraction Accessed 18 July 2011
  21. ^ a b CV: Wolfgang and Heron CV, Public Art Online, archived from the original on 24 September 2015, retrieved 28 August 2015
  22. ^ Art in the Open Resource – Islington Green Accessed 4 August 2014
  23. ^ "Hare and Hounds, Islington". Pubs History. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  24. ^ Cherry & Pevsner 2002, p. 611.

Bibliography

  • Cherry, Bridget; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2002), London: North, The Buildings of England, 4, London and New Haven: Yale University Press

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