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This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Lewisham.

Blackheath

Main article: Blackheath, London

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Monument in the grounds of Hollyhedge House - geograph.org.uk - 470304.jpg
Lion Lawn in front of Holly-Hedge House, Wat Tyler Road

51°28′13″N 0°00′20″W / 51.4703°N 0.0056°W / 51.4703; -0.0056 (Lion)
Early 19th century ? Sculpture Grade II The tablet held by the lion is inscribed NELSON/ CXXII BATTLES.[1]

Brockley

Main article: Brockley

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Deptford Borough War Memorial (9175974877).jpg
Deptford War Memorial Junction of Upper Brockley Road and Lewisham Way

51°28′16″N 0°01′48″W / 51.4710°N 0.0299°W / 51.4710; -0.0299 (Deptford War Memorial)
1919–1921 William Wheatley Wagstaff William Roberts War memorial with sculpture Grade II Unveiled 1921 by Major-General Sir Charles Townshend.[2]

Catford

Main article: Catford

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Catford Centre (9178130762).jpg
Catford Centre Cat Rushey Green

51°26′45″N 0°01′11″W / 51.4458°N 0.0198°W / 51.4458; -0.0198 (Catford Centre Cat)
1974 Owen Luder/Embassy Signs [3]
Pensive Girl Catford Town Hall 1992 Gerda Rubinstein [3]
Water Line Rushey Green 2006 Oliver Barratt [4]
Chariot / Blue on Green Catford 2006 Oleg Prokofiev [3]

Crofton Park

Main article: Crofton Park

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
St Hilda with St Cyprian, Brockley Road, Crofton Park - War Memorial (geograph 2784043).jpg
War memorial St Hilda's Church

51°27′09″N 0°02′22″W / 51.4524°N 0.0394°W / 51.4524; -0.0394 (Crofton Park (St Hilda's) War Memorial)
1920 F. H. Greenway and J. E. Newberry W. Richards (stonemason) Celtic cross Grade II Unveiled 29 May 1920.[5]

Deptford

Main article: Deptford

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Pig Statues Deptford.jpg
Pig statues Thames Walk

Honor Oak

Main article: Honor Oak

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
William Mitchell Bridge Sculpture Honor Oak.jpg
Bridge Parapets (southern road bridge over railway) Honor Oak

51°26′59″N 0°02′46″W / 51.4497°N 0.0462°W / 51.4497; -0.0462 (Bridge Parapets)
1960 c. 1960 William Mitchell [6]

Lewisham

Main article: Lewisham

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
University Hospital War Memorial (9175919781).jpg
Lewisham Military Hospital War Memorial University Hospital Lewisham, High Street

51°27′26″N 0°00′54″W / 51.4572°N 0.0151°W / 51.4572; -0.0151 (Lewisham Military Hospital War Memorial)
after 1918 ? Memorial stones [7]
Lewisham War Memorial (9178133262).jpg
Lewisham War Memorial Memorial Gardens, High Street

51°27′13″N 0°00′58″W / 51.4536°N 0.0160°W / 51.4536; -0.0160 (Lewisham War Memorial)
1921 E. A. Stone Obelisk Grade II Unveiled 7 May 1921.[8]
St Stephen's Church War Memorial St Stephen's Church

51°27′51″N 0°00′37″W / 51.4641°N 0.0103°W / 51.4641; -0.0103 (St Stephen's Church War Memorial)
1921 ? Hooded Calvary cross Grade II Unveiled 3 September 1921.[9]
The Whisper by André Wallace (cropped).jpg
The Whisper Bromley Road 1983 André Wallace Sculptural group [10]
Riverside Light Installation Riverside Building, University Hospital Lewisham 2007 ? Light installation [11]
Asquith Gibbes Plaque in Lewisham.jpg
Memorial to Asquith Gibbes Lewisham Police Station 2019 Simon Smith Relief Unveiled 27 June 2019. Gibbes was the founder of the Lewisham Equality Council, in 1981.[12] Inscribed "Race Equality/ Asquith Gibbes MBE/ 4 November 1934 – 16 July 2013"

New Cross

Main article: New Cross

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Statue of Robert Aske Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School

51°28′05″N 0°02′37″W / 51.4681°N 0.0436°W / 51.4681; -0.0436 (Statue of Robert Aske)
1825 William Croggon Statue Grade II [13]
Deptford Town Hall, SE14 - geograph.org.uk - 82222.jpg
Admiral Robert Blake, Horatio Nelson, Francis Drake and Oliver Cromwell Deptford old town hall, New Cross Road

51°28′31″N 0°02′16″W / 51.4754°N 0.0379°W / 51.4754; -0.0379 (Deptford Old Town Hall)
1905
Water and Wine Goldsmiths, University of London 1990 Michael Kenny Sculpture [14]
Black Door Goldsmiths, University of London Svein Møxvold Sculpture [15]

Sydenham

Main article: Sydenham, London

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Livesey War Memorial, Bell Green.jpg
Livesey Hall War Memorial
South Suburban Gas Company
Perry Hill, Lower Sydenham

51°25′53″N 0°02′14″W / 51.4314°N 0.0372°W / 51.4314; -0.0372 (Livesey Hall War Memorial)
1920 Sydney March War memorial with sculpture Grade II [16]

References

  1. ^ Historic England. "Carving on lawn in front of Holly-Hedge House (1194163)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Deptford War Memorial (1406592)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 October 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2016.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "water line | oliver barratt sculpture". www.oliverbarratt.co.uk.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Crofton Park (St Hilda's) War Memorial (1449909)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  6. ^ "Historic filming in Forest Hill – SE23 Forum | Forest Hill & Honor Oak". www.se23.com.
  7. ^ "Lewisham Military Hospital". War Memorials Register. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  8. ^ Historic England. "Lewisham War Memorial, Memorial Gardens (1435882)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  9. ^ Historic England. "St Stephen's Church War Memorial, Lewisham (1437645)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  10. ^ The Whisper. Art UK. Retrieved 5 January 2021.
  11. ^ Riverside Light Installation. Art UK. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  12. ^ Simon Smith – Back the Bid!. Lewisham Council. 22 August 2019. Retrieved 19 June 2021.
  13. ^ Ben Weinreb, ed. (2008). The London Encyclopaedia (Third ed.). pp. 866–876. ISBN 978-1-4050-4924-5.
  14. ^ Water and Wine. Art UK. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  15. ^ Black Door. Art UK. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  16. ^ "South Suburban Gas Company". War Memorials Register. Imperial War Museums. Retrieved 9 June 2018.