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Indian Gate
Indian Gate
Indian Gate
Indian Gate
Indian Gate
Indian Gate
Indian Gate
Indian Gate
Indian Gate

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Given by the people of India to commemorate the Indian soldiers who were in hospital at the Pavilion in the First World War. It is dedicated to the inhabitants of Brighton and was unveiled by the Maharaja of Patiala in 1921. The gate is in the style of sixteenth-century Gujerati buildings.

Date

1921

Medium

Bath stone

Accession number

BN1_LS_S021

Acquisition method

commissioned by the Government of India

Work type

War memorial

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

1921

Listing date

13/10/52

Access

at all times

Inscription description

carved into the wall to the left of the gate, facing Pavilion buildings: THIS GATEWAY IS THE GIFT OF INDIA / IN COMMEMORATION OF HER SONS WHO / STRICKEN IN THE GREAT WAR WERE / TENDED IN THE PAVILION IN 1914 AND 1915; carved into the wall to the right of the gate, facing Pavilion buildings: DEDICATED TO THE USE OF / THE INHABITANTS OF BRIGHTON BY / H. H. THE MAHARAJA OF PATIALA/ON OCTOBER 26TH 1921 / B.N. SOUTHALL / MAYOR; a new metal plaque onto wood was affixed to the left of the gate, facing Pavilion buildings in October 2007 with the above inscriptions.


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Located at

Entrance to Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

BN1 1EE

Located at the south entrance to the gardens, next to the Royal Pavilion shop.