Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
London
London

Greater London

Abingdon Street (WC2)  
(Old Palace Yard)

Richard Coeur de Lion

Richard I
(1157 - 1199)
King of England, 1189-1199
(Wikipedia)
Carlo Marochetti
1856

London /  Richard Coeur de Lion   London /  Richard Coeur de Lion

Description

Bronze statue of King Richard I on horseback, wearing a mail shirt and lifting a sword into the air.
On the pedestal are two reliefs, these were added in 1866:
  1. Richard fighting the Saracens (Battle of Ascalon)
  2. Richard on his death bed.
. Since it is not possible to walk around the statue, only the second relief is visible for the public.

London - Richard Coeur de Lion

Inscription(s)

RICHARD I
COEUR DE LION
1189-1199

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 51°29'56" - W 0°7'32")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: gblo050; Photograph: 3 August 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt