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List of public art in the London Borough of Newham

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

Bromley-by-Bow

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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Sir Corbet Woodall (14712980803).jpg Statue of Corbet Woodall Twelvetrees Crescent

51°31′24″N 0°00′18″W / 51.5233°N 0.0051°W / 51.5233; -0.0051
1913–26 c. 1913–26 Arthur George Walker Statue Grade II [1]
Gas Light and Coke Company War Memorial Twelvetrees Crescent

51°31′24″N 0°00′18″W / 51.5233°N 0.0050°W / 51.5233; -0.0050
? ? Memorial column with gas lamp Grade II [2]

Canning Town

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Bradley Stone (16704494390).jpg Memorial to Bradley Stone Peacock Gym, Caxton Street North 1995 Ann Downey Statue N/A Unveiled 10 January 1995.[3]

Docklands

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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Dockers sculpture (16904769355).jpg
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Landed Excel Centre, Royal Victoria Dock 2009 Les Johnson Sculptural group N/A

Forest Gate

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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
The Preacher Forest Gate Methodist Church, Woodgrange Road 1962 Peter Laszlo Peri Architectural sculpture Grade II [4]

Stratford

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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Statue of Shakespeare in Coade stone at University of East London (16331989992).jpg Statue of William Shakespeare University of East London Stratford Campus 1840 ? Statue Grade II A statue in Coade stone, originally made for the Opera House (now Her Majesty's Theatre) in Haymarket. Presented to Stratford by a local councillor, J. C. Carroll, in 1925.[5]
Gurney Memorial Drinking Fountain, Stratford.jpg
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Samuel Gurney Memorial Drinking Fountain Broadway

51°32′27″N 0°00′06″E / 51.5409°N 0.0017°E / 51.5409; 0.0017
1861 John Bell Obelisk Grade II [6]
St John the Evangelist, Broadway, Stratford (geograph 3550233).jpg
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Memorial to the Stratford Martyrs St John the Evangelist Church, Broadway

51°32′29″N 0°00′09″E / 51.5415°N 0.0026°E / 51.5415; 0.0026
1878 J. T. Newman Memorial Grade II [7]
Memorial to Edith Kerrison The Grove 1936 Christine Gregory Memorial N/A Kerrison was the first female councillor in West Ham.[8]
Gerard Manley Hopkins, London (9437625180).jpg Memorial to Gerard Manley Hopkins Outside Stratford Library, The Grove 1994 ? Commemorative stone N/A Unveiled 28 July 1994, the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth, by Seamus Heaney. Hopkins's birthplace was at 87 The Grove; the house was bombed in World War II.[9]
Steel Fountain - geograph.org.uk - 842445.jpg Railway Tree Stratford High Street

51°32′21.93″N 0°0′1.33″W / 51.5394250°N 0.0003694°W / 51.5394250; -0.0003694
1996 Malcolm Robertson Sculpture N/A [10]
ArcelorMittal Orbit, Olympic Park, Stratford, London29July2012.jpg
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ArcelorMittal Orbit Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 2012 Anish Kapoor (with Cecil Balmond) Sculpture N/A
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Stratford Shoal Stratford Centre 2012 Studio Egret West Sculpture N/A [11]
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Statue of Joan Littlewood Gerry Raffles Square, outside the Theatre Royal Stratford East 2015 Philip Jackson Statue N/A Unveiled 4 October 2015.[12]

Manor Park

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Bust of Andrew Carnegie Rabbits Road wall of Carnegie Library, Manor Park 1904 [13]

Plaistow

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
War Memorial for the fallen of the West Ham Tram Company - geograph.org.uk - 1003593.jpg West Ham Corporation Tramways War Memorial Greengage Street c. 1920 J. F. Richards War memorial Grade II [14]

Royal Docks

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Athena by Nasser Azam.jpg Athena Outside London City Airport 2012 Nasser Azam Statue N/A Unveiled 5 July 2012. This is the tallest bronze sculpture in the UK, at 12 metres high. The sculptor grew up in the borough.[15]

Upton Park

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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
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World Cup Sculpture ("The Champions")

Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Martin Peters and Ray Wilson

Barking Road and Central Park Road 2003 Philip Jackson Sculptural group N/A

References

  1. ^ Historic England. "Statue of Sir Corbet Woodhall [sic] (1392548)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  2. ^ Historic England. "War Memorial (1392547)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Monument to Bradley Stone", National Recording Project, Public Monuments & Sculpture Association, archived from the original on 4 March 2016, retrieved 12 January 2016
  4. ^ Forest Gate's Free Art & History. Accessed 14 November 2010
  5. ^ Matthews 2018, pp. 251–252.
  6. ^ Historic England. "Gurney Memorial Drinking Fountain (1358001)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  7. ^ Historic England. "Martyrs' Memorial (1190750)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  8. ^ Matthews 2018, p. 250.
  9. ^ "Monument: Gerard Manley Hopkins – E15", London Remembers, retrieved 12 January 2016
  10. ^ "Railway Tree". PMSA. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 16 November 2014.
  11. ^ Frearson, Amy (12 June 2012), "The Stratford Shoal by Studio Egret West", Dezeen, retrieved 11 March 2018
  12. ^ Hemley, Matthew (6 October 2015), "Joan Littlewood sculpture unveiled outside Theatre Royal Stratford East", The Stage, retrieved 26 December 2019
  13. ^ "Manor Park Library, Carnegie bust". The Newham Story. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
  14. ^ Historic England. "Tramway Workers War Memorial (1388315)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  15. ^ Humphries, Will (5 July 2012), "Tallest bronze sculpture in UK unveiled", The Telegraph, retrieved 16 January 2019

Bibliography

  • Matthews, Peter (2018), London's Statues and Monuments, Oxford: Shire PublicationsCS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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