Grey's Monument

  • Description

    Description and summary of the history of Grey's monument. "...he railings protecting the base with four lamps at each corner disappeared at the start of this century(13) and in July 1941 Baily's statue was struck by lightning which caused the head to fall into a ladies outfitters in Grainger Street. The monument remained headless until 12th January 1948, when a replica weighing 303 kilograms was carved for it by Roger Hedley.(14) Perhaps the most significant change to the monument occurred in the late 1970s when a Metro station was built beneath it..."
  • Owner

    Public Monuments and Sculpture Assocaition
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 8 months ago
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