List of public art in the London Borough of Lambeth

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

Brixton

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Lambeth Town Hall.jpg Four allegorical figures Lambeth Town Hall clock tower
Henry Tate bust (6076416993).jpg Bust of Henry Tate Brixton Library 1905 Brock, ThomasThomas Brock Bust Bronze Grade II [1]
Pile of bricks tile motif Brixton tube station, Victoria line platforms c. 1971 Unger, HansHans Unger N/A [2]
Foxes and Cherries Electric Avenue 2010 Casson, LucyLucy Casson fibreglass N/A
Brixton Speaks Electric Avenue Self, WillWill Self, Jack Self N/A
Twins Somerleyton Road, Coldharbour Lane 2016 Martin, TaslimTaslim Martin cast iron and stainless steel N/A [3]
Bronze statue on Brixton station.jpg Platforms Piece
Peter Lloyd
Brixton railway station 1986 Atherton, KevinKevin Atherton Statue N/A
Brixtonstationmural2.jpg Brixton murals Various locations in and around Brixton town centre N/A
David Bowie Mural.jpg Bowie, DavidDavid Bowie mural Morley's department store, Tunstall Road 2013 Cochran, JamesJames Cochran Mural N/A [4]
African and Caribbean Memorial, 31 July 2017 02 (cropped).jpg African and Caribbean War Memorial Windrush Square 2017 Obelisk N/A Unveiled 22 June 2017. The design was announced to the public in 2014[5]

Clapham

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Temperance fountain on Clapham Common - geograph.org.uk - 1412226.jpg Drinking fountain Clapham Common, between Long Road and The Pavement

51°27′42″N 0°08′26″W / 51.4618°N 0.1406°W / 51.4618; -0.1406 (Drinking fountain)
1884 Kreling, August vonAugust von Kreling Fountain with sculptural group Bronze with granite plinth Grade II [6]

Kennington

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Memorial to Len Hutton Hobbs Gate, The Oval 1989–1993 Ritchie, WalterWalter Ritchie Relief sculpture Brick N/A The cricketer is portrayed scoring his record-breaking innings of 364 runs against Australia in 1938.[7] This work is said to be Ritchie's masterpiece.[8]

Lambeth

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Sth stone stat all.jpg
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Statue of Edward VI Outside main entrance, St Thomas' Hospital

51°29′59″N 0°07′08″W / 51.4998°N 0.1188°W / 51.4998; -0.1188 (Edward VI (Thomas Cartwright))
1682 Cartwright, ThomasThomas Cartwright Statue Stone Grade II* [9]
Sir Robert Clayton statue.jpg
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Statue of Robert Clayton A garden outside St Thomas' Hospital

51°30′01″N 0°07′10″W / 51.5004°N 0.1195°W / 51.5004; -0.1195 (Robert Clayton)
1702 Gibbons, GrinlingGrinling Gibbons Statue Marble Grade I [10]
Ed VI STH Bronze statue 2.jpg
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Statue of Edward VI St Thomas' Hospital

51°29′57″N 0°07′10″W / 51.4992°N 0.1195°W / 51.4992; -0.1195 (Edward VI (Peter Scheemakers))
1736 Scheemakers, PeterPeter Scheemakers Statue Bronze Grade II* [11]
St Thomas's Fountain.jpg
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Revolving Torsion A garden outside St Thomas' Hospital 1972–73 Gabo, NaumNaum Gabo Sculpture with fountain Stainless steel Grade II* [12]
South of the River Bernard Schottlander.JPG
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South of the River Outside Becket House, Lambeth Palace Road 1975–76 Schottlander, BernardBernard Schottlander Sculpture Stainless steel Grade II [13]
Cross the Divide (16288279867).jpg
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Cross the Divide Outside St Thomas' Hospital 2000 Kirby, RickRick Kirby Sculptural group Stainless steel N/A [14]
International Memorial to Seafarers.jpg International Memorial to Seafarers International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment 2001 Sandle, MichaelMichael Sandle Sculpture N/A Unveiled 27 September (World Maritime Day) 2001.[15]
Special Operations Executive Memorial, Albert Embankment, London SE1.jpg Special Operations Executive Memorial
Violette Szabo
Lambeth Palace Road, opposite entrance to Lambeth Palace 2009 Newman, KarenKaren Newman Bust N/A Unveiled 4 October 2009 by the Duke of Wellington.[16]
Mary Seacole statue, St Thomas' Hospital, front view.jpg
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Statue of Mary Seacole Outside St Thomas' Hospital 2009[17] Jennings, MartinMartin Jennings Statue Bronze N/A Unveiled 30 June 2016 by Floella Benjamin.[18]

South Bank

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
South Bank Lion (5809599144) (cropped).jpg
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South Bank Lion Outside County Hall

51°30′03″N 0°07′11″W / 51.5009°N 0.1198°W / 51.5009; -0.1198 (South Bank Lion)
1837 (restored 1951) Woodington, William F.William F. Woodington Statue Coade stone Grade II* [19]
The Motorcyclist Shell Centre 1957 Charoux, SiegfriedSiegfried Charoux Statue Cemented iron N/A [20]
Sculpture near Waterloo.jpg The Shell Fountain Courtyard of the Shell Centre

51°30′15″N 0°06′59″W / 51.5041°N 0.1163°W / 51.5041; -0.1163 (Shell Fountain)
1959–63 Belsky, FrantaFranta Belsky Fountain with sculpture Bronze Grade II [21]
Zemran 1972 South Bank.jpg
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Zemran First floor terrace, Royal Festival Hall 1971 Pye, WilliamWilliam Pye Sculpture Stainless steel Grade II [22]
Fryderyk Chopin Statue, South Bank - London..jpg Statue of Fryderyk Chopin Royal Festival Hall 1975 Kubica, BronisławBronisław Kubica Statue Bronze N/A [23]
Jubilee Oracle by Alexander 1980.jpg Jubilee Oracle Next to Jubilee Gardens 1980 "Alexander" Sculpture Bronze N/A [24]
Passage Paving Outside Royal Festival Hall 1983 Harris, RichardRichard Harris Sculpture Concrete N/A [25]
Pend Outside the Queen Elizabeth Hall 1983–84 Nicholson, AnneAnne Nicholson Sculpture Portland stone N/A [26]
The National Theatre - geograph.org.uk - 1269979.jpg Arena Walkway near the Royal National Theatre 1983–88 Maine, JohnJohn Maine Sculpture Stone N/A [27]
International brigade memorial.05.jpg
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International Brigades Memorial Outside County Hall 1985 Walters, IanIan Walters Sculptural group Bronze N/A [28]
Frank Dobson London Pride Southbank.jpg London Pride Outside the National Theatre

51°30′27″N 0°06′53″W / 51.507617°N 0.114764°W / 51.507617; -0.114764 (London Pride)
1987 cast of a work of 1951 Dobson, FrankFrank Dobson Sculptural group Bronze Grade II [29]
Bust of Nelson Mandela, South Bank.jpg
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Bust of
Nelson Mandela
Outside the Royal Festival Hall 1988 replica of an original of 1982 Walters, IanIan Walters Bust Bronze N/A [30]
Statue of Laurence Olivier, South Bank.jpg
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Statue of Laurence Olivier Outside the National Theatre 2007 Conner, AngelaAngela Conner Statue Bronze N/A

Stockwell

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
War memorial in Stockwell Memorial Gardens (geograph 2638169).jpg
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Stockwell War Memorial Stockwell Road

51°28′23″N 0°07′19″W / 51.4730°N 0.1220°W / 51.4730; -0.1220 (Stockwell War Memorial)
1920 Dear, Frank T.Frank T. Dear War memorial Portland stone Grade II [31]
Swan tile motif Stockwell tube station, Victoria line platforms c. 1971 Games, AbramAbram Games Tile motif N/A [32]
Tradescant memorial, South Lambeth - geograph.org.uk - 794858.jpg Tradescant Family Memorial
John Tradescant the Elder
John Tradescant the Younger
St Stephen's Terrace 1988 Cartmel, HilaryHilary Cartmel Sculpture N/A [33]
Stockwell Deep Level Shelter Entrance - Diliff.jpg Stockwell Memorial Mural Stockwell Memorial Gardens 2001 Brian Barnes and Myra Harris Mural Household paint N/A [34]
Bronze Woman.jpg Bronze Woman Stockwell Memorial Gardens 2008 Walters, IanIan Walters Statue Bronze N/A [35]
Jcdem.jpg Memorial to Jean Charles de Menezes Outside Stockwell tube station 7 January 2010 Edwards, MaryMary Edwards Mosaic N/A [36]

Streatham

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
The Dyce Fountain, Streatham Green (geograph 2122011).jpg
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Dyce Drinking Fountain Streatham Green

51°25′42″N 0°07′53″W / 51.4283°N 0.1315°W / 51.4283; -0.1315 (Dyce Drinking Fountain)
1862 Dyce, WilliamWilliam Dyce Drinking fountain Portland stone, red sandstone and marble Grade II [37]
War Memorial, Streatham - geograph.org.uk - 26524.jpg Streatham War Memorial Memorial Gardens, Streatham Common North 1921 Toft, AlbertAlbert Toft Statue Bronze N/A
Charioteer with 4 horses Caesar's Night Club, Streatham Hill N/A

Vauxhall

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Vauxhall Bridge 2009.jpg Agriculture, Engineering, Pottery Vauxhall Bridge 1907 Pomeroy, F. W.F. W. Pomeroy Statues
Following the Leader Memorial Sculpture - Closeup.jpg Following the Leader
Memorial to the Children Killed in the Blitz
Darley House, Vauxhall Gardens Estate, Laud Street

51°29′17″N 0°07′12″W / 51.488036°N 0.120039°W / 51.488036; -0.120039
1949 Peri, Peter LaszloPeter Laszlo Peri Relief sculpture Coloured concrete Grade II [38]
Boys Playing Football Wareham House, South Lambeth Estate, Fentiman Road

51°28′50″N 0°07′08″W / 51.480521°N 0.118925°W / 51.480521; -0.118925
1951–52 Peri, Peter LaszloPeter Laszlo Peri Relief sculpture Coloured concrete Grade II [39]
Mother and Children Playing Horton House, South Lambeth Estate

51°28′51″N 0°07′11″W / 51.480854°N 0.119853°W / 51.480854; -0.119853
1951–52 Peri, Peter LaszloPeter Laszlo Peri Relief sculpture Coloured concrete Grade II [40]
Vauxhall Gardens tile motif Vauxhall tube station, Victoria line platforms c. 1971 Smith, GeorgeGeorge Smith [41]

References

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  2. ^ Porter, Laura, "Victoria Line Tile Motifs – Brixton", Go London, retrieved 11 August 2014 
  3. ^ Cuppage, Jane, Camberwell College of Arts blog http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/camberwell/2016/12/15/just-make-it-tas-twin-sculpture/, retrieved 15 December 2016  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Dickens, Tim (24 June 2013), "David Bowie Brixton mural officially unveiled", Brixton Blog, retrieved 11 January 2016 
  5. ^ Blake, Shez Chung (12 November 2014), "African and Caribbean War Memorial unveiled at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton – photos", Brixton Buzz, retrieved 2 July 2016 
  6. ^ Historic England. "Drinking Fountain Approximately 500 Metres to South East of Church of Holy Trinity (1122676)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Sir Leonard Hutton Memorial, Oval Cricket Ground, Kennington Oval", National Recording Project, Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, retrieved 6 Jul 2017 
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  9. ^ Historic England. "Stone Statue of Edward VI at North Entrance to Ward Block of North Wing at St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth (1319933)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  10. ^ Historic England. "Statue of Robert Clayton at North Entrance to Ward Block of North Wing at St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth (1319925)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  11. ^ Historic England. "Bronze Statue of Edward VI at North Entrance to Ward Block of North Wing at St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth (1080372)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  12. ^ Historic England. "Revolving Torsion (1430741)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  13. ^ Historic England. "South of the River (1430830)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
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  18. ^ Hajibagheri, Sarah (30 June 2016), Landmark Mary Seacole Statue Unveiled In London, Sky News, retrieved 30 June 2016 
  19. ^ Historic England. "The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge, Lambeth (1068742)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  20. ^ "The Motorcyclist, Sculpture, Belvedere Rd., The Shell Centre, Lambeth", National Recording Project, Public Monuments & Sculpture Association, retrieved 31 January 2016 
  21. ^ Historic England. "Fountain in Courtyard of Shell Centre (1379937)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  22. ^ Historic England. "Zemran sculptures (1431364)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
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  37. ^ Historic England. "Dyce Drinking Fountain (1391393)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 June 2016. 
  38. ^ Historic England. "Following the Leader (Memorial to the Children Killed in the Blitz) (1430235)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
  39. ^ Historic England. "Sculptural relief of Boys Playing Football (1430273)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
  40. ^ Historic England. "Sculptural relief of Mother and Children Playing (1430263)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 July 2016. 
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Bibliography
  • Matthews, Peter (2012). London’s Statues and Monuments. Botley: Shire Publications. 

External links

  • Media related to Sculptures in the London Borough of Lambeth at Wikimedia Commons
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