List of public art in the London Borough of Hounslow

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

Bedfont

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
Topiary Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bedfont 1704 51°27′5.46″N 0°26′24.73″W
Wooden owl sculpture on bench Bedfont Lakes Country Park
East Bedfont War Memorial Grovestile Waye, Bedfont [1] 51°27′5.54″N 0°26′7.24″W

Brentford

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
'Liquidity' Sculpture at Ferry Wharf, Brentford, marking the entrance to the Grand Union Canal from the Thames River. 2002 Simon Packard [2] 51°28′59.94″N 0°17′58.86″W
'Totem' Sculpture at Ferry Quays marina, Brentford Simon Packard [2]
Acrobat GlaxoSmithKline building, Brentford 2001 Allen Jones [3] 51°29′14.43″N 0°19′6.92″W
Coat of arms of Middlesex mosaic Floor of entrance hall of Brentford Library 1904 Nowell Parr Grade II on 2 October 1990
Boer War Memorial In Brentford Library on staircase 1904 Nowell Parr [4] Grade II on 2 October 1990
Brentford War Memorials Near junction of Boston Manor Road and Windmill Road, outside Brentford Library 1923 (main memorial); the smaller memorials were installed in 1949 and 2009 [5] 51.48662°N 0.30781°W / 51.48662; -0.30781
Battle of Brentford memorial Brentford High Street, at junction of Alexandra Road and outside Brentford County Court 1909 (originally stood in Ferry Lane; moved to current site 1992) [6] 51.48412°N 0.30401°W / 51.48412; -0.30401
Coat of arms of Middlesex On Kew Bridge (see also under Richmond upon Thames) 1903 John Wolfe Barry and Cuthbert A Brereton [7] 51.48708°N 0.28735°W / 51.48708; -0.28735 Grade II on 11 February 1988
The Bargemaster front of EMC2, Brentford 1990 Diane Thomson [8][9][10] 51°29′33.67″N 0°17′23.1″W
Lion Gate Syon House, London Road, Brentford 18th century Robert Adam [11][12] 51.47981°N 0.31901°W / 51.47981; -0.31901 Grade I on 15 June 1951
Inspiration to Flight Wallis House, formerly Smithkline Beecham House, Great West Road, Brentford originally built as a factory for Simmonds Aerocessaries 1940 Donald Gilbert [13] Grade II on 25 January 1991

Chiswick

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
William Hogarth Chiswick High Road 2001 Jim Mathieson 51.49259°N 0.25518°W / 51.49259; -0.25518
Venus - replacement of previous copy. Chiswick House grounds 51°29′06.9″N 0°15′33.7″W Not listed but column on which it sits is.
Statue of Andrea Palladio Chiswick House John Michael Rysbrack 51°29′00.8″N 0°15′30.9″W Grade I on 21 May 1973
Group of statues and ornaments Chiswick House grounds 51°29′04.2″N 0°15′35.6″W Grade I on 21 May 1973
Couplet Corner of Church St and Chiswick Mall, Chiswick. 1999 Charles Hadcock 51°29′09″N 0°15′0″W
Chiswick War Memorial Turnham Green 1920s [14] 51.49229°N 0.26332°W / 51.49229; -0.26332 Grade II on 31 March 2015
Mosaics Belmont Primary School, Chiswick 2004 Sue Edkins and schoolchildren [15] 51°29′35.41″N 0°15′48.25″W
V2 Rocket Memorial Staveley Road, Chiswick September 2004 [16] 51°28′55.95″N 0°15′51.31″W
Royal Arms of the United Kingdom sculpture Over porch to 210 Chiswick High Road, former Chiswick Police Station (until 1972), now converted to restaurant. 1872 [17]
Helen Reardon Drinking Fountain
Daniel, Elizabeth & Margaret Reardon
Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick 1880 51.48364°N 0.27718°W / 51.48364; -0.27718
Drinking Fountain At entrance to Chiswick Back Common, Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick
Bedford Park War Memorial Bedford Park, near St Michael and All Angels church 1919-20 Inigo Triggs [18] 51°29′46.22″N 0°15′18.69″W Grade II on 7 January 2015
Turnham Green Bridge Mural Under railway bridge near Turnham Green tube station 2017-18 [19]

Feltham

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
Propeller Sculpture Sculpture at London Air Park / Browell's Lane roundabout. Located on the former site of the General Aircraft Ltd factory 1997 William Peers 51°26′34″N 0°24′15.96″W
Mural of Madam Alaska and her lion Alf King Children's Centre, Feltham 2011 Feltham Arts Association, Susie John and Gemma Hutton [20] 51°26′53.35″N 0°24′24.99″W
Rugby mural Feltham RFC, Hanworth Park [21]
Old Minimax factory gateway "Minimax Corner" (junction of Staines Road and Fagg's Road) 1911 51°27′27.6″N 0°24′36.8″W
Four Seasons (mosaics) The Centre, Feltham 2014 400 people from Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth [22] 51°26′46.27″N 0°24′37.4″W
Feltham War Memorial High Street, Feltham, near pond [23] 51°26′41.18″N 0°24′38.4″W Grade II on 19 July 2018
Graffiti gallery Feltham Circles, Pevensey Road Nature Reserve, Feltham [24] 51°26′51.88″N 0°23′24.01″W

Hanworth

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
Several murals The Hanworth Centre, 66 Hounslow Road, Hanworth [25][26] 51°26′11.31″N 0°23′28.46″W
60 ft mural to fallen soldiers Hanworth Royal British Legion Club garden [27][28] 51°26′2.62″N 0°23′15.67″W
Cow sculptures Roof of Job's Dairy, Hanworth 1977 Volunteers [29] 51°25′47.27″N 0°24′12″W
Hanworth War Memorial Main Street / Green Lane, Hanworth 1920 Architect: A P Green, Builders: Keates & Co. [30] 51°25′47.13″N 0°23′24.73″W Grade II on 7 March 2018

Heston

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
Brentford drinking fountain New Western International Market, Hayes Road, Heston 1877 at Kew Bridge, moved in 1974 [31] 51°29′51.65″N 0°24′24.65″W Grade II on 29 April 2003
The Ramblers Heston Farm Estate, nr M4 2000/2001 Ray Smith [32] 51°29′21.4″N 0°21′55.19″W
Heston War Memorial Near St Leonard's Church, Heston Road, Heston [33] 51.485395°N 0.373429°W / 51.485395; -0.373429 Grade II on 19 April 2001

Hounslow

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
Dragonfly Hounslow Heath, near the Staines Road/Frampton Road car park 51°27′44.0″N 0°23′16.8″W
Memorial to the first flight from Britain to Australia Staines Road, near Hounslow Heath [34] 51°27′46.9″N 0°23′14.8″W
Angels Holy Trinity Church, Hounslow High Street 51°28′6.42″N 0°21′51.72″W
Community mosiacs in Hounslow North of Hounslow High Street, on edge of car park. Unveiled 30 March 2012. School and community groups under Susie John and Sue Edkins. 51°28′9.96″N 0°21′42.72″W
Mural Tivoli Road, Hounslow Paint My Panda [35] 51°27′50.4″N 0°23′8.75″W
Heart of Space Relocated from Hounslow Civic Centre to Lampton Park 1980 Charles Hewlings [36] 51°28′28.77″N 0°22′5.82″W
Gate, archway and fence panels Beaversfield Park / Ravensdale Road / Rosemary Avenue 2005/2006 Chris Plowman [37] 51°28′12.22″N 0°23′12.21″W
Hounslow War Memorial Holy Trinity Church, Hounslow High Street unveiled 2 August 2014 [38]
Smile side of Platform 3 pub (formerly North Star), Whitton Road, Hounslow 2007 Propapropaganda / Banksy [24][39] 51°27′45.71″N 0°21′46.06″W

Isleworth and Ivybridge

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
Four cast iron lamp standards at main entrance to former Gillette Factory, Syon Lane Gillette Corner 51°29′2.31″N 0°19′37.96″W Grade II on 21 May 1973
"The Heron", metal sculpture The Cathja Dutch barge, moored at Old Isleworth Martin Cotts [40]
Isleworth War Memorial Twickenham Road, Isleworth, in front of St Bridget's Roman Catholic Church 1922 [41] 51°28′09.32″N 0°19′43.04″W Grade II on 3 July 2000
Henry Glossop Memorial Drinking Fountain and Streetlamp Upper Square, Isleworth 1870 [42] 51°28′7.26″N 0°19′29.43″W
Butterflies and birds Entrance to Redlees Park, Twickenham Road, Isleworth 1990s [43] 51°27′53.02″N 0°19′52.04″W
The Ivybridge Mural Mogden Lane, Ivybridge estate 1999 Stephen Stockbridge [44] 51°27′37.31″N 0°19′57.04″W

Osterley

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates Listed by Historic England
Eagles with crowns round necks Entrance to Osterley Park House c. 1761 Robert Adam [45] 51°29′23.02″N 0°21′6.52″W Grade I on 21 May 1973
Reliefs of mythological creatures Portico over entrance to Osterley Park House 1760s Robert Adam [45] 51°29′22.4″N 0°21′5.82″W Grade I on 21 May 1973

References

  1. Local Sculptures – 'Liquidity' and 'Totem'
  2. Photo of Boer War Memorial in Brentford Library
  3. Brentford War Memorial
  4. Brentford War Memorial 1912
  5. "Kew Bridge – A History". Brentford History. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  6. http://www.dianathomsonsculptor.co.uk/
  7. PMSA
  8. Weinreb, Ben; Hibbert, Christopher (eds.). The London Encyclopaedia (1992 ed.). Macmillan. p. 877.
  9. Brentford History – Syon House
  10. Local Sculptures – The search for the ‘Airman’ sculptor, Duncan Walker
  11. New Look for Chiswick War Memorial
  12. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. History of Chiswick Police station
  14. Bedford Park WW1 Memorial Bench
  15. Turnham Green bridge mural to be unveiled 28 January 2018
  16. Feltham mural inspired by tale of lion roaming streets
  17. UK – London – Hanworth – Feltham Rugby Football Club in Hanworth Park – Murals
  18. http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/local-news/giant-puppet-welcomes-mayor-feltham-7226626
  19. Feltham War Memorial
  20. Robert Cumber (4 June 2015). "Is this the best graffiti in west London?". getwestlondon. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  21. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  22. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  23. Mural wall unveiled at Hanworth Remembrance
  24. Photos
  25. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 January 2009. Retrieved 7 June 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  26. Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1096071)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  27. [raysmithartist.com/Ray_Smith_CV.doc Ray Smith – Public Commissions]
  28. "Hounslow Heath – First London Airport Memorial". Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  29. Tivoli Road
  30. new art collectors – Chris Plowman
  31. Hundreds attend war memorial unveiling Archived 2015-04-02 at the Wayback Machine
  32. 'Smile' restored to Hounslow 'Banksy' after burka graffiti cover-up
  33. Isleworth – A History
  34. IAn A-Z of Isleworth 3
  35. Redlees Park
  36. Photo including plaque
  37. Osterley Park Regency History.
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