Statue

William Pitt statue

Erection date: 1831

Inscription

William Pitt, born MDCCLIX, died MDCCCVI
{1759 - 1806}

According to an information board in the square this bronze statue was erected in 1831 and survived an attempt by Reform Bill agitators to pull it down on the opening day.

Site: William Pitt (the Younger) statue (1 memorial)

W1, Hanover Square

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William Pitt statue

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William Pitt (the Younger)

Born Hayes, Kent. Son of William Pitt the Elder. Tory. Entered parliament in ...

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William Pitt statue

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Sir Francis Chantrey

Sculptor. Born Francis Leggatt Chantry at Jordanthorpe, near Norton, Derbyshi...

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