Plaque

8th Duke of Devonshire

Erection date: 1911

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Spencer Compton, eighth Duke of Devonshire, KO, Born 1833, Died 1908.

The carving on the plinth is attractive with a snake knotted into a figure of eight above the lettering, art nouveau capitals at each corner and a fine crest at the back, so large that it overlaps the cornice.

Site: 8th Duke of Devonshire (1 memorial)

SW1, Horse Guards Avenue

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8th Duke of Devonshire

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8th Duke of Devonshire, Spencer Compton

Statesman. Born Lancashire. Previously known as the Marquess of Hartington, o...

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8th Duke of Devonshire

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Herbert Hampton

Sculptor. Born Hertfordshire, died Essex.

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