Statue

Queen Anne Statue - SW1

Erection date: 1708

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Anna Regina

Made for the portico of St Mary-le-Strand but it was never erected there. It has been in Queen Anne's Gate since at least 1708.
Sculptor possibly Francis Bird.

Site: Queen Anne statue - SW1 (1 memorial)

SW1, Queen Anne's Gate, 13

Between houses 13 and 15.  British History On-line tells us (and has a picture) that frrom at least 1710 a wall stretched across the street at this point and was only taken down in 1873.

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Queen Anne Statue - SW1

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Queen Anne

Born St James's Palace. Reigned 1702 - 14. Married Prince George of Demark in...

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Queen Anne Statue - SW1

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Francis Bird

Sculptor. Born in the parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields. Much admired in his ...

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