Statue

Mary Queen of Scots statue

Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots statue

Erection date: 1905

Inscription

{On the base of the statue in gothic script:]
Mary Queen of Scots

Site: Mary Queen of Scots (2 memorials)

EC4, Fleet Street, 143-4, Mary Queen of Scots House

A nearby pub sign says "the building next door, Mary Queen of Scots House was built in 1905. The statue of Mary Stuart a romantic idea of the developer Sir John Tollemache MP, who was a great admirer of Mary Q of S."

The architect is R. M. Roe and Ornamental Passions tells us that he designed this ornate building for a Scottish insurance company.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Mary Queen of Scots statue

Subjects commemorated i

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary’s first 20 years were an amazing roller-coaster of a life. She spent the...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Mary Queen of Scots statue

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Sir John George Tollemache Sinclair

Born Edinburgh, grandson of Sir John Sinclair. Caithness Landowner and 3rd Ba...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Mary Queen of Scots statue

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Mary Queen of Scots House

Mary Queen of Scots House

{The fanlight to the right hand door, carries gilt lettering, framed by the g...

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