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Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue
Queen Victoria Statue

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A commemorative statue to Queen Victoria. A life-size figure of the queen stands on a Portland stone podium. The standing figure faces south along the Esplanade, with its back to the Church of St John. The square plinth has moulded capping above four decorative panels, on a moulded base to two offset square stages and a two-stage platform.
Title

Queen Victoria Statue

Date

1902

Medium

bronze

Accession number

DT4_SM_S070

Acquisition method

erected by public subscription

Work type

Statue

Owner

Weymouth & Portland Borough Council

Custodian

Weymouth & Portland Borough Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

20th October 1902

Listing date

22/12/97

Access

at all times

Inscription description

side 1: VICTORIA. / D.G. / BRITANNIAR (sic) / REGINA. / FID DEF / INDIAE IMP.; side 2: THIS MEMORIAL ERECTED / BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / WAS OPENED BY / HRH PRINCESS BEATRICE / (PRINCESS HENRY OF BATTENBURG) / October 20th 1902. / JOHN BRAGG MAYOR, / RICHARD NICHOLAS HOWARD, TOWN CLERK; side 3: carved Arms of the Borough of Melcombe Regis; side 4: the Royal Arms

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Located at

Dorchester Road, Weymouth

DT4 7JW

Set towards the east end of Weymouth where the main road joins the front of Weymouth Beach at Greehill Road.