Statue

Thomas Cubitt statue

Thomas Cubitt statue
Thomas Cubitt statue

Erection date: 23/5/1995

Inscription

{Front of base:} Thomas Cubitt, 1788 - 1855.
{Plaque at right of base:} Thomas Cubitt, 1788 - 1855, this sculpture commemorates the life and work of Thomas Cubitt, master builder and developer of Belgravia and Pimlico, his workshops were close to this site, which was generously donated by Sanctuary Housing Association, the sculpture by William Fawke was unveiled by His Grace the Duke of Westminster, OBE, TD, DL, 23rd May 1995.

Site: Thomas Cubitt statue (2 memorials)

SW1, Denbigh Street and St George's Drive

The Harding tree is on the far left of our photo, and seems a goodly size for one not planted before 1985.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Thomas Cubitt statue

Subjects commemorated i

Thomas Cubitt

Builder. Born at Buxton, near Norwich. He travelled to India as a ship's carp...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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Created by i

Sanctuary Housing Association

The Sanctuary Housing Association manages homes across England and Scotland, ...

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William Fawke

Sculptor. He exhibited with the Society of Portrait Sculptors in 1978 and 197...

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Duke of Westminster, 6th, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor

Born Omagh, N. Ireland. Extremely rich landowner, possessing vast chunks of L...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Thomas Cubitt statue

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Sydney Albert Harding

Sydney Albert Harding

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