In 1809 the Marquis of Lansdowne presented to the borough a statue of George III made at the Coades Terracotta works on the south side of Westminster Bridge It was based on a statue of the Emperor Hadrian in the British Museum and has the king dressed in Roman costume. It was placed on the south front of the Bargate, replacing a statue of Queen Anne which was taken down and placed in the Bargate Guildhall.

Statue of George III

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Photograph, c.2000


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