Decorative Items | Art Nouveau & Art Deco | Sculpture and Carving | Stock No: 13140

Antique Garden Statuary Portland Stone Plaque

A large and impressive Portland Stone plaque from St Thomas' Hospital London,bearing the Hospital Shield.

Stock No.13140

One of five carved Portland Stone Plaques removed from the facade of St Thomas' Hospital. It is carved in the shape of a Shield and bears some of the symbols of the Hospitals Crest; a Cross, a Tudor Rose flanked by two Fleur de Lys and
a Spear - the original also bore a Fish on the Cross and a Chough ( associated with Thomas Beckett from whom the Hospital took it's name), in the top right quadrant.

The Hospital was moved from it's 17th century site in Southwark to new buildings in Lambeth Palace Road across the River Thames from The Houses of Parliament where it was opened by Queen Victoria in 1871.
Early 20th century. A pair with SNo 13144.
Weight: 276kg.

6800
£
Width Height Depth
28 14"
72 cms
33 18"
84 cms
11"
28 cms

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