List of public art in the London Borough of Merton

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

Mitcham

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designerArchitect / other Type Designation Notes
Mitcham War Memorial Lower Green West, Mitcham

51.4024°N 0.1699°W / 51.4024; -0.1699 (Mitcham War Memorial)
1920?? War memorial cross Grade II Unveiled 21 November 1920.[1]

Morden

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designerArchitect / other Type Designation Notes
Lion and unicorn Entrance to King George's Field, Tudor Drive, Lower Morden 1940s?? Relief
Kingfisher Over exit from Garth Road Recycling Depot as at March 2012 N/A

Wimbledon

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designerArchitect / other Type Designation Notes
Diana with a Fawn Cannizaro Park

51.4256°N 0.2319°W / 51.4256; -0.2319 (Diana with a Fawn)
1843?N/A Statue Grade II [2]

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Joseph Toynbee Memorial Fountain Wimbledon Hill Road, at the junction with Belvedere Grove

51.4243°N 0.2156°W / 51.4243; -0.2156 (Joseph Toynbee Memorial Fountain)
1868N/A? Drinking fountain Grade II [3]
Busts of William Shakespeare and John Milton Outside Wimbledon Library 1886?? Architectural sculpture [4]
Laetitia and globe On roof of New Wimbledon Theatre 1910 (removed for safety in war 1939; reinstated 1991)?Cecil Massey and Roy Young Architectural sculputre Grade II [5]

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Wimbledon War Memorial Parkside

51.4262°N 0.2223°W / 51.4262; -0.2223 (Wimbledon War Memorial)
1921Charles Leonard HartwellThomas Graham Jackson War memorial Grade II Unveiled 5 November 1921.[6]
Bust of Haile Selassie Cannizaro Park 1936Hilda SeligmanN/A Bust N/A

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Statue of Fred Perry All-England Club 1984David WynneN/A Statue N/A Unveiled by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.[7]
Deer Outside Wimbledon station 2012Isabelle SouthwoodN/A N/A [8]

References

  1. Historic England. "Mitcham War Memorial (1448269)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  2. Historic England. "Statue of Diana with Fawn at extreme north west corner of park (1286374)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  3. Historic England. "Drinking fountain at junction with Belvedere Grove (1080896)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  4. Wimbledon Library
  5. History of New Wimbledon Theatre
  6. "Wimbledon (Includes the 1921 mass produced roll of honour)", War Memorials Register, Imperial War Museums, retrieved 2 January 2019
  7. Matthews 2012, p. 216.
  8. Stag Sculpture, Wimbledon Station

Bibliography

  • Matthews, Peter (2012), London's Statues and Monuments, Botley: Shire Publications
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