L I V E R P O O L
MARITIME MERCANTILE CITY
WORLD HERITAGE SITE
SCULPTURES OF THE CULTURAL QUARTER

 

The Cenotaph
This was designed as a massive tomb-like structure reflecting the shape of St. George’s Hall. The panels depict two aspects of war. Facing the hall is a relief of a mechanistic, relentless army. On the Lime Street side is a family united in silence and grief.
Architect: Lionel Bailey Budden
Sculptor: Herbert Tyson Smith
Bronze and Stancliffe stone 1930
 
Statue of Albert, Prince Consort
He is seated astride the horse, wearing civilian dress and the Order of the Garter. He carries a top hat and gloves in his hand.
Sculptor: Thomas Thorneycroft
Bronze 1866

 
Decorative lamp standards
Designer: Charles Robert Cockerell
Cast by Coalbrookdale Iron Company
Installed 1850’s
Statue of Major-General William Earle, 1833-1885
He was a military hero who served in the Crimea, Nova Scotia, India and in Egypt, where he was sent to rescue Gordon at Khartoum. En route, his company was attacked and he was shot in the head, dying instantly.
Sculptor: Charles Bell Birch
Bronze 1887
 

North Western Hotel
Architect: Alfred Waterhouse
Sculptures above entrance by Farmer and Brindley
1871
 
St George’s Hall Heritage Centre
Victorian tea rooms and toilets.

 

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