List of public art in the London Borough of Lewisham

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

Image Title / subject Location and
DateArtist / designerArchitect / other Type Designation Notes
Lion Lawn in front of Holly-Hedge House, Wat Tyler Road

51.4703°N 0.0056°W / 51.4703; -0.0056 (Lion)
Early 19th century?N/A Sculpture Grade II The tablet held by the lion is inscribed NELSON/ CXXII BATTLES.[1]
Statue of Robert Aske Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, New Cross

51.4681°N 0.0436°W / 51.4681; -0.0436 (Statue of Robert Aske)
1825William Croggon Grade II [2]
Admiral Robert Blake, Horatio Nelson, Francis Drake and Oliver Cromwell Deptford old town hall, New Cross Road

51.4754°N 0.0379°W / 51.4754; -0.0379 (Deptford Old Town Hall)
Deptford War Memorial Junction of Upper Brockley Road and Lewisham Way, Brockley

51.4710°N 0.0299°W / 51.4710; -0.0299 (Deptford War Memorial)
1919–1921William Wheatley WagstaffWilliam Roberts War memorial with sculpture Grade II Unveiled 1921 by Major-General Sir Charles Townshend.[3]
Livesey Hall War Memorial
South Suburban Gas Company
Perry Hill, Lower Sydenham

51.4314°N 0.0372°W / 51.4314; -0.0372 (Livesey Hall War Memorial)
1920Sydney March War memorial with sculpture Grade II [4]
Lewisham War Memorial Memorial Gardens, Lewisham High Street

51.4536°N 0.0160°W / 51.4536; -0.0160 (Lewisham War Memorial)
1921E. A. Stone War memorial Grade II [5]
Bridge Parapets (southern road bridge over railway) Honor Oak

51.4497°N 0.0462°W / 51.4497; -0.0462 (Bridge Parapets)
1960 c.1960William Mitchell [6]
Catford Centre Cat Rushey Green

51.4458°N 0.0198°W / 51.4458; -0.0198 (Catford Centre Cat)
1974Owen Luder/Embassy Signs [7]
Pensive Girl Catford Town Hall 1992Gerda Rubinstein [8]
Water Line Rushey Green 2006Oliver Barratt [9]
Chariot / Blue on Green Catford 2006Oleg Prokofiev [10]
Pig statues Thames Walk, Deptford


  1. Historic England. "Carving on lawn in front of Holly-Hedge House (1194163)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. Ben Weinreb, ed. (2008). The London Encyclopaedia (Third ed.). pp. 866–876. ISBN 978-1-4050-4924-5.
  3. Historic England. "Deptford War Memorial (1406592)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. "South Suburban Gas Company", War Memorials Register, Imperial War Museums, retrieved 9 June 2018
  5. Historic England. "Lewisham War Memorial, Memorial Gardens (1435882)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
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