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HER Number:MDV89108
Name:Statue of King Edward VII, Lowman Bridge

Summary

White marble statue on a granite pedestal, 1912, by Harry Hems of Exeter.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 957 125
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485314

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STATUE (XX - 1912 AD to 1912 AD)

Full description

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2000, Tiverton, 189 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341848.

Statue. 1912 by Harry Hems of Exeter. White marble statue on a granite pedestal. The king is shown standing, left foot slightly forward. He wears military uniform with a royal robe over his shoulders; his left-hand rests on a sword strapped round his waist and against his right arm he carries a sceptre. At the foot of the statue, on the front edge, is the signature HARRY HEMS. Square, tapered pedestal with scrolled diagonal buttresses, the whole standing on a low square plinth. On the front of the pedestal is carved EDWARD THE PEACEMAKER 1841-1910, and below it PRESENTED BY THOMAS FORD ESQ JP TO HIS NATIVE TOWN.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341848List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2000. Tiverton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 189.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV89106Part of: Lowman Bridge, Tiverton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2012 3:42PM