Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain


Terrace Road 55-57 (with Bath Street and Portland Street)
(The Coliseum)

King Edward VII

London 1841 - London 1910
King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India, 1901-1910


Aberystwyth /  King Edward VII   Aberystwyth /  King Edward VII


Three identical terracotta statues of King Edward VII in the top façades of the Coliseum on Terrace Road, Bath Street and Portland Street respectively. Edward VII is depicted in uniform and robes.

Aberystwyth / King Edward VII
Terrace Road 55-57
Aberystwyth / King Edward VII
Bath Street
Aberystwyth / King Edward VII
Portland Street


The Coliseum was built for David Phillips in 1904 as an entertainments hall with a ground floor arcade, offices and stables. In 1976 it became the Coliseum Cinema. In the building is now the Ceredigion Museum and a pharmacy.

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Location (N 52°24'58" - W 4°5'2")

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Item Code: gbwa084; Photograph: 27 July 2012
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