List of public art in the London Borough of Redbridge

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

Barkingside

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Memorial to Thomas John Barnardo Tanners Lane

51.5860°N 0.0843°E / 51.5860; 0.0843
1908George Frampton Exedra with sculpture Grade II* Unveiled by the Duchess of Albany, the memorial is on the site where Dr Barnardo's ashes had been interred in 1905.[1]

Ilford

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Ilford War Memorial Memorial Park, Eastern Avenue

51.574687°N 0.087656°E / 51.574687; 0.087656
1922Newbury Abbot Trent War memorial with statue Grade II Unveiled 22 November 1922 by Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. Another casting of the statue of a soldier is at Tredegar, south Wales.[2]
Redbridge Peace Monument Winston Way Subway, Riches Road, Ilford 2011Gary Drostle Peace Pole with a myriad of different cultural motifs and a gold cone on top representing hope. N/A Unveiled November 2011 by Wilson Chowdhry, Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association, and the mother of the murdered teenager Kashif Mahmood who was killed five years earlier at the same location.[3]

Wanstead

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Wanstead War Memorial Memorial Green, Wanstead

51.579687°N 0.023656°E / 51.579687; 0.023656
1920sNewbury Abbot Trent War memorial with statue Grade II [4]
Bust of Winston Churchill Manor House, High Street

51.57649°N 0.02758°E / 51.57649; 0.02758
1968Luigi Fironi Bust N/A Unveiled 12 August 1968. The Manor House was formerly the home of the West Essex Conservative Club, which was frequented by Churchill. The plinth is a corner stone from the 19th-century Waterloo Bridge.[5]

Woodford

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Anti-Air War Memorial Woodford Green 1935Eric Benfield Memorial Grade II Commissioned and erected by the suffragist and socialist Sylvia Pankhurst, this was Britain's first anti-war memorial. Restored in 2014.

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Statue of Winston Churchill Woodford Green

51.60403°N 0.01913°E / 51.60403; 0.01913
1959David McFall Statue Grade II Unveiled 7 November 1959 by Field Marshal Montgomery, with Winston and Clementine Churchill in attendance. A photograph of the statue's head at an early stage drew criticism for its supposedly "gorilla-like" appearance.[6]

References

  1. Historic England. "Dr Barnardo's Memorial at Barnardo's (1081001)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  2. Historic England. "Ilford 1914 to 1918 War Memorial (1250745)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  3. "Ilford peace monument unveiled for victims of knife crime", Ilford Recorder, 21 September 2011, retrieved 26 April 2011
  4. Wanstead – War Memorial, War Memorials Online, retrieved 7 July 2014
  5. "Winston Churchill's links to site of new bar and restaurant Manor House, in High Street, Wanstead, revealed", Guardian, retrieved 13 December 2015
  6. "The Churchill Bronzes", David McFall R.A. (1919–1988): Sculptor, retrieved 13 December 2015
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