List of public art in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

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

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designerArchitect / other Type Designation Notes
Ionic capital Outside Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow

51.58397°N 0.01255°W / 51.58397; -0.01255 (Ionic capital)
1810sN/ARobert Smirke Sculpture N/A Originally formed part of the General Post Office building at St Martin Le Grand in the City of London. When that building was demolished in 1912 this fragment was purchased by the stone mason Frank Mortimer, who gave it to the Municipal Borough of Walthamstow. It has stood on its present site since 1954.[1]

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Chingford War Memorial The Ridgeway/King's Head Hill, Chingford

51.6316°N 0.0012°W / 51.6316; -0.0012 (Chingford War Memorial)
1921N/AW. A. Lewis Celtic cross Grade II Unveiled September 1921 by Lord Lambourne.[2]
Territorial Army War Memorial Lea Bridge Roundabout, Whipps Cross

51.5813°N 0.0008°E / 51.5813; 0.0008 (Territorial Army War Memorial)
1921 Celtic cross Grade II Unveiled 12 November 1961. Moved to its current location in the 1950s.[3]
Walthamstow War Memorial Waltham Forest Town Hall

51.5906°N 0.0124°W / 51.5906; -0.0124 (Walthamstow War Memorial)
1922?? War memorial with sculpture Grade II Unveiled July 1922.[4]

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Leytonstone War Memorial Harrow Green, Harrow Road, Leytonstone

51.5582°N 0.0071°E / 51.5582; 0.0071 (Leytonstone War Memorial)
1925N/AWilliam Griffiths & Co. Ltd. (masons) Pillar Grade II Unveiled 21 November 1925 by Lieutenant General Sir Francis Lloyd.[5]

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Five figures and reliefs Waltham Forest Town Hall 1941John Francis KavanaghPhilip Hepworth Architectural sculpture Grade II [6]
Comedy and Tragedy heads Walthamstow Assembly Hall 1941John Francis KavanaghPhilip Hepworth Architectural sculpture Grade II [7]
William Morris tile motif Walthamstow Central tube station, Victoria line platforms c.1968Julia BlackN/A Ceramic mural N/A
Black horse tile motif Blackhorse Road tube station, Victoria line platforms c.1968Hans UngerN/A Ceramic mural N/A [8]
Black horse mural Outside Blackhorse Road tube station c.1968David McFallN/A Ceramic mural N/A [8]
Time Terminus Grove Road/Leytonstone High Road

51.5682°N 0.0073°E / 51.5682; 0.0073 (Time Terminus)
1999Lodewyk PretorN/A Sculpture N/A [9]
Leaf Memory Leytonstone bus station

51.5696°N 0.0130°E / 51.5696; 0.0130 (Leaf Memory)
Stephen DuncanN/A Sculpture N/A [9]

References

  1. How part of London's postal heritage ended up in Walthamstow, Londonist, 19 May 2017, retrieved 18 February 2019
  2. Historic England. "Chingford War Memorial (1418307)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  3. Historic England. "Territorial Army War Memorial (1419819)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  4. Historic England. "War Memorial, Waltham Forest Town Hall (1418595)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  5. Historic England. "Leytonstone War Memorial and Gardens (1418327)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  6. "Fellowship (William Morris)", Public Monuments and Sculpture Association National Recording Project, archived from the original on 2018-06-19
  7. "Tragedy Head", Public Monuments and Sculpture Association National Recording Project, archived from the original on 2017-02-22
  8. "Blackhorse Road", GoLondon, retrieved 4 August 2014
  9. Leytonstone, Explore East London, archived from the original on August 30, 2009, retrieved 22 February 2010
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