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List of public art in Richmond upon Thames

This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Barnes

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, accompanied by the arms of the City of London, the City of Westminster (historic), Guildford, Kent, Middlesex (historic) and Colchester On Hammersmith Bridge (part also in Hammersmith and Fulham) 1887 Joseph Bazalgette [1]
Dean John Colet St Paul's School, Barnes 1898 Hamo Thornycroft [2]
Bolan's Rock Shrine
Marc Bolan
Queens Ride, Barnes 2002
Peter Scott London Wetland Centre, Barnes 2000 Nicola Godden BA ARBS [3]
Dragonfly sculpture Roof of the meeting point at the WWT London Wetland Centre's Visitor Centre [4]
Steve Fairbairn Memorial, aka Mile Post Riverside at Barnes 1962 [5]
Red lions Outside Red Lion pub, Castelnau, Barnes 1830s [6]

Bushy Park

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Diana Fountain, Bushy Park Chestnut Avenue, Bushy Park 17th century sculptures in an 18th-century setting Hubert Le Sueur, Francesco Fanelli [7]
Canadian Totem Pole Waterhouse Plantation, Bushy Park 1992 Norman Tait [8]
Totem Bench Waterhouse Plantation, Bushy Park 1993 Katie Walker [9]
United States Army Air Force Memorial Bushy Park, near Chestnut Avenue 1999 [8]
Supreme Headquarters Allied Expedition Force (SHAEF) Memorial Bushy Park, near Chestnut Avenue 1994 [8]

Ham and Petersham

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Father Thames Ham House John Bacon, the elder
Mosaic junction of Ashburnham Road and Back Lane, Ham 2005 Howard Grange, Miriam Zadik Gold, local residents [10]
Dysart coat of arms Gatehouse off Petersham Road, Petersham, near Tree Close Early 20th century [11]
Queen's Diamond Jubilee plaque Petersham Road, near Tree Close 1977 (originally Queen's Silver Jubilee plaque; altered 2012 for her Diamond Jubilee) [11]

Hampton and Hampton Hill

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Mural Hampton Youth Project Extended in 2012 Tom Ryall (extension) [12][13]
General Roy cannon (south) Roy Grove, Hampton 1791. One of a pair (the other is on the north side of Heathrow Airport). Captain William Mudge [14]
Tagg's Island Sundial Hampton Court Road, near Tagg's Island 1999 David Harber [15]
Insignia of the 8th Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment Over door of 15 High Street, Hampton Hill 1914 [16]

Hampton Court

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Lion of England Trophy Gate, Hampton Court 1708 Grinling Gibbons and John Oliver [17]
Unicorn of Scotland Trophy Gate, Hampton Court 1708 Grinling Gibbons and John Oliver [17]
Trophies of arms Trophy Gate, Hampton Court 1708 Grinling Gibbons and John Oliver [18]
Lion Gate Hampton Court Road, north of Hampton Court 18th century Sir Christopher Wren [19]
King's Beasts Tudor Garden, in NE courtyard of palace 2009 Todd Longstaffe-Gowan [20]
Astronomical Clock On east side of Anne Boleyn Gatehouse 1540 Nicholas Crazter and Nicholas Oursian [21]
Wolsey Coat of Arms On east side of Anne Boleyn Gatehouse, over doorway 1521 [21]
Three Women Fountain Garden, Hampton Court, at east end
Rose Garden statues Rose Garden, Hampton Court 17th century [22]
Hercules South side of palace, facing Privy Garden 17th century [23]
Roman soldier South side of palace, facing Privy Garden 17th century [24]
Hampton Court sundial Privy Garden, Hampton Court (at north end) c.1680 Thomas Tompion [25]
Privy Garden statues Privy Garden, Hampton Court 17th century [26]
Jean Tijou screen South end of Privy Garden, facing River Thames 1701 Jean Tijou [27]

The King's Beasts

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Lion of England North side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Seymour Panther North side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Greyhound of Richmond North side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Yale of Beaufort North side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Tudor Dragon North side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Queen's Panther South side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Bull of Clarence South side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Queen's Lion South side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Royal Dragon South side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]
Seymour Unicorn South side of Moat Bridge 1911 [28]

The Terracotta Roundels

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Tiberius Main gatehouse 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [29]
Nero Main gatehouse 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [29]
Trajan Anne Boleyn's Gatehouse, west side 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [29]
Hadrian Anne Boleyn's Gatehouse, west side 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [29]
Vitellius Anne Boleyn's Gatehouse, east side 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [29]
Augustus Anne Boleyn's Gatehouse, east side 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [29]
Titus George II Gateway 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [30]
Otho George II Gateway 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [30]
Galba George II Gateway 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [30]
Julius Caesar George II Gateway 1521 Giovanni da Maiano [30]

Hampton Wick

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Hampton Wick War Memorial Hampton Wick Roundabout, Hampton Wick [31]

Kew

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
"There Be Monsters"; Mosaic Globe sculpture Outside The National Archives, Kew February 2005 [4]
Kew War Memorial On Kew Green, next to St. Anne's Church [32]
Coat of arms of Surrey On Kew Bridge (see also under Hounslow) 1903 John Wolfe Barry and Cuthbert A Brereton [33]

Kew Gardens

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Elizabeth Gate (formerly Main Gate) Kew Green 1846 Decimus Burton [34]
Cumberland Gate Kew Road 1868 William Eden Nesfield [35]
Victoria Gate Kew Road 1868 William Eden Nesfield [35]
Unicorn Gate Kew Road 1845 (Coade stone unicorn statue 1821) Thomas Hardwicke [36]
Lion Gate Kew Road 1845 (Coade stone lion statue 1821) Thomas Hardwicke [36]
Out In The Fields In Herb Garden, Kew Gardens Arthur G Atkinson
A Sower Near Princess of Wales Conservatory, Kew Gardens Hamo Thornycroft
Sundial Near Kew Palace 1959 Martin Holden (based on Thomas Tompion) [37]
Five statues in a semicircle Queen's Garden, behind Kew Palace 1734-5 [38]
Boy with Dolphin (fountain) Queen's Garden, behind Kew Palace c. 1959 Copy of design by Andrea del Verrocchio [39]
Kew Mural In the Visitors Centre at Victoria Gate 1988 Robert H. Games
Hercules Fountain In pond near Palm House, Kew Gardens 1853 Francis Joseph Bosio [40]
Chinese Guardian Lions Facing pond, near Palm House, Kew Gardens 18th century (given to the Gardens in 1958) [41]
Bootstrap DNA Near Jodrell Laboratory, Kew Gardens 2003 Charles Jencks / John Gibson [42]

The Queen's Beasts

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
White Greyhound of Richmond Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
Yale of Beaufort Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
Red Dragon of Wales Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
White Horse of Hanover Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
Lion of England Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
White Lion of Mortimer Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
Unicorn of Scotland Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
Griffin of Edward III Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
Black Bull of Clarence Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross
Falcon of the Plantagenets Outside Palm House, Kew Gardens 1958 James Woodford, Henry Ross

Mortlake and East Sheen

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Boat Race finishing stone The Riverside, Mortlake 19th century
East Sheen War Memorial Sheen Lane, at crossroads with Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen [43]
Mosaic by Sue Edkins at Sheen Lane Centre, East Sheen, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, to honour Tim Berners-Lee World Wide Web mosaic to honour Tim Berners-Lee Sheen Lane Centre, Sheen Lane, East Sheen June 2013 Sue Edkins [44]

Richmond

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Father Thames aka The River God Terrace Gardens, Richmond 1775 Coade stone statue, from the same cast as at Ham House and Somerset House John Bacon, the elder [45]
Aphrodite (aka "Bulbous Betty") Terrace Gardens, Richmond 1950s sculpture of Portland stone, very controversial when first unveiled Edgar Allan Howes [46]
Bernardo O'Higgins bust O'Higgins Square, next to Richmond Bridge [47]
Milestone obelisk Richmond Bridge 18th century [48]
Drinking fountain Richmond Green 19th century; restored 1977 [49]
Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom and old coat of arms of the Borough of Richmond Front of No. 70 George Street, Richmond (the town's former post office) [50]
Old coat of arms of the Borough of Richmond and Royal Arms of England 1399–1603 Façade of Old Town Hall, now Museum of Richmond, by main entrance 1893 [51]
John Whittaker Ellis bust Entrance hall of Richmond Museum and Reference Library, the former Town Hall 1893 Francis John Williamson [52]
Richmond War Memorial End of Whittaker Avenue, Richmond 1920s [53]
Euterpe Over entrance to Richmond Theatre 1899 [54]
Monument for prevention of cruelty to animals Richmond Hill 1901 Thomas Edward Collcutt [55]
Two obelisks Old Deer Park, beside the Thames near Richmond Lock 1874 [56]

Teddington

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Noël Coward bust Teddington Library 20th century Avril Vellacott [57]
Teddington War Memorial Hampton Road, outside Teddington Memorial Hospital 1920s [58]
Church Cross War Memorial Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Church Road, Teddington [59]
Jubilee fountain Park Road, Teddington 1887 [60]
Timothy Bennet Memorial Sandy Lane, Teddington 1900 [61][62]

Twickenham

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
The Naked Ladies York House gardens Late 19th century sculptures in an early 20th century setting O Spalmach [63]
Statue of lineout Front of South Stand, Twickenham stadium 2010 Gerald Laing [64]
The Kicker, The Winger, The Scrum-Half, The Forward entrance to West Stand, Twickenham stadium 1994/1995 Gerald Laing [65]
Statue East Stand, Twickenham stadium
Golden Lion
Sir George Rowland Hill
entrance to West Stand, Twickenham stadium 1837 Woodington for Coade & Sealy [66]
Twickenham War Memorial Radnor Gardens, Twickenham
Various wooden sculptures of wildlife Kneller Gardens, Twickenham
Metal sculpture Kneller Gardens, Twickenham 2012 Cuong Van Huynh, Oliver Jackman [67]
Various sculptures Champions Wharf, Twickenham Riverside [68]
Sculpture of bullrushes Champions Wharf, Twickenham Riverside
Mural to the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Church Street, Twickenham, near York House 18 May 2010 Sam Haynes and pupils of Christ's and Grey Court Schools [69]
Restless Kingdom outside Twickenham railway station 2003 Guy Rushworth Harden [70]
Redeeming The Time (sundial) Dial House, Twickenham Riverside 1726 Thomas Twining [71]

Whitton

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
12 benches carved with wildlife reliefs Crane Park, Whitton Winter 2014 (3 benches), 9 earlier Paul Sivell [72]

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