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This is a list of public art in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

Kingston

Main article: Kingston upon Thames

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Architect / other Type Designation Notes
Queen Anne (geograph 3089236).jpg
Statue of Queen Anne Market House

51°24′35″N 0°18′23″W / 51.4097°N 0.3063°W / 51.4097; -0.3063 (Statue of Queen Anne)
1706 Francis Bird Charles Henman Architectural sculpture Grade II* Commissioned for the earlier town hall on this site, and incorporated into its Victorian successor.[1]
Shrubsole Memorial (geograph 5036001 cropped).jpg

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Memorial to Henry Shrubsole Kingston Market Place

51°24′34″N 0°18′23″W / 51.4094°N 0.3063°W / 51.4094; -0.3063 (Shrubsole Memorial)
1882 Francis John Williamson Drinking fountain Grade II [2]
Surrey County Hall, Kingston, sculpture 3.jpg

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Law and Liberty, Peace and Plenty, Justice and Mercy; the arms of Guildford, Godalming, Reigate, Richmond and Kingston; the arms of the Earl of Lovelace, Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, the Royal Arms and the Four Seasons Surrey County Hall 1893 Farmer & Brindley Charles Henry Howell Architectural sculpture Grade II [3]
Kingston Museum, relief of woman reading.jpg
Woman reading North side of Kingston Museum, Wheatfield Way 1904 ? Alfred Cox Architectural sculpture Grade II [4]
War Memorial, Kingston Upon Thames (Geograph-2591235-by-Philip-Halling).jpg

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Kingston upon Thames War Memorial Union Street

51°24′37″N 0°18′18″W / 51.4104°N 0.3049°W / 51.4104; -0.3049 (Kingston War Memorial)
1920 Richard Reginald Goulden Richard Reginald Goulden War memorial Grade II* Unveiled 11 November (Armistice Day) 1923.[5][6]
Kingston, All Saints, East Surrey Regiment memorial gates.jpg
Memorial Gates
East Surrey Regiment
North side of Market Square, leading to All Saints' Church

51°24′36″N 0°18′22″W / 51.4100°N 0.3061°W / 51.4100; -0.3061 (Memorial Gates)
1924 ? Gates Grade II Unveiled 9 November (Remembrance Sunday) 1924.[7]
Bentalls, Clarence St, Kingston, coat of arms.jpg
Bentall coat of arms and reliefs Façade of Bentall Centre, Clarence Street

51°24′40″N 0°18′20″W / 51.4111°N 0.3056°W / 51.4111; -0.3056 (Bentall coat of arms and reliefs)
1930–1932 Eric Gill Maurice Webb Architectural sculpture Grade II [8]
Halifax Building Society, Eden St, Kingston, reliefs L.jpg
Two figures in relief Façade of Halifax Building Society, Eden Street

51°24′37″N 0°18′07″W / 51.4104°N 0.30203°W / 51.4104; -0.30203
1935 [9][10]
Kingston Guildhall entrance detail, crest.jpg
Guildhall Reliefs Façade of Kingston upon Thames Guildhall 1935 Walter Gilbert [11]
Kingston, Leaping Salmon by David Wynne.jpg
Leaping Salmon 100 London Road

51°24′37″N 0°17′40″W / 51.4104°N 0.2945°W / 51.4104; -0.2945 (Leaping Salmon)
1980 David Wynne Sculpture From the coat of arms of Kingston.[12]
Sydney Camm sculpture, Camm Gardens, Kingston.jpg
Memorial to Sydney Camm Camm Gardens 1984 [13]
Kings Mural by Maggie Humphry, Kingston upon Thames.jpg
Kings Mural
Edward the Elder, Æthelstan, Edmund I, Eadred, Eadwig, Edward the Martyr, Æthelred the Unready
Eden Walk shopping centre, Eden Street

51°24′33″N 0°18′13″W / 51.4092°N 0.3035°W / 51.4092; -0.3035 (Kings Mural)
1985 Maggie Humphry Ceramic relief [14]
The Recently Restored Installation "Out of Order" in Kingston-upon-Thames - London. (33687003928).jpg

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Out of Order Old London Road

51°24′39″N 0°18′02″W / 51.4108°N 0.3005°W / 51.4108; -0.3005 (Out of Order)
1989 David Mach Sculpture [15]
Kingston, River Celebration by Carole Hodgson (1).jpg
River Celebration Old London Road, at the junction with Queen Elizabeth Road

51°24′38″N 0°17′50″W / 51.4106°N 0.2973°W / 51.4106; -0.2973 (River Celebration)
1989 Carole Hodgson Sculpture [16]
Kingston upon Thames - Chessington Mosaic.jpg
Chessington Mosaic Clarence Street, near the junction with Wood Street

51°24′39″N 0°18′20″W / 51.41092°N 0.30557°W / 51.41092; -0.30557
1992 Paul Oakley Arthur Mann (brick cutter);
J. Browne & Co. (paviours)
Mosaic Depicts St Mary's Church, the parish church of Chessington.[17]
Kingston upon Thames - Surbiton Mosaic.jpg
Surbiton Mosaic Clarence Street, at the junction with Thames Street

51°24′39″N 0°18′18″W / 51.41085°N 0.30501°W / 51.41085; -0.30501
1992 Paul Oakley Arthur Mann (brick cutter);
J. Browne & Co. (paviours)
Mosaic Depicts the winged lion crest from the coat of arms of the former Borough of Surbiton.[17]
Kingston upon Thames - Kingston Mosaic.jpg
Kingston Mosaic Clarence Street, at the junction with Fife Road

51°24′39″N 0°18′14″W / 51.41088°N 0.30391°W / 51.41088; -0.30391
1992 Paul Oakley Arthur Mann (brick cutter);
J. Browne & Co. (paviours)
Mosaic Depicts the three fishes from the coat of arms of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.[17]
Kingston upon Thames - Old Malden Mosaic.jpg
Old Malden Mosaic Clarence Street

51°24′39″N 0°18′12″W / 51.41079°N 0.30344°W / 51.41079; -0.30344
1992 Paul Oakley Arthur Mann (brick cutter);
J. Browne & Co. (paviours)
Mosaic Depicting the cross and chevrons from the coat of arms of the former Borough of Malden and Coombe.[17]
Kingston upon Thames - New Malden Mosaic.jpg
New Malden Mosaic Clarence Street

51°24′39″N 0°18′11″W / 51.41072°N 0.30293°W / 51.41072; -0.30293
1992 Paul Oakley Arthur Mann (brick cutter);
J. Browne & Co. (paviours)
Mosaic Depicts a beehive, the historic symbol of the district.[17]
Coombe Mosaic Fife Road

51°24′41″N 0°18′14″W / 51.41144°N 0.30382°W / 51.41144; -0.30382
1992 Paul Oakley Arthur Mann (brick cutter);
J. Browne & Co. (paviours)
Mosaic Depicts the heraldic fountain from the coat of arms of the former Borough of Malden and Coombe.[17]
"Flock Of Mallard Ducks" Statue, Kingston-upon-Thames, London. (15577674249).jpg
Flock of Mallard Ducks Charter Quay 2001 Lloyd Le Blanc Sculpture [18]
Welcome to Kingston mosaic 6.jpg
Kingston Railway Station Mosaic Under Kingston Railway Bridge 2003 Save the World Club
Kingston, Eadweard Muybridge mosaic by Rose Theatre.jpg
Study of Eadweard Muybridge
Eadweard Muybridge
Rose Theatre

51°24′39″N 0°18′07″W / 51.4108°N 0.3019°W / 51.4108; -0.3019 (Muybridge Mosaic)
2004 Nicola Benge with volunteers and schoolchildren [19]
Mosaics Kingsnympton Estate

51°25′15.53″N 0°16′45.79″W / 51.4209806°N 0.2793861°W / 51.4209806; -0.2793861
2004 Save The World Club + ~140 children and adults Mosaics [20][21]
Canbury Passage mosaic, Kingston 9.jpg
Study of Hundertwasser
Friedensreich Hundertwasser
Skerne Road and Canbury Passage

51°24′48″N 0°18′17″W / 51.4132°N 0.3048°W / 51.4132; -0.3048 (Study of Hundertwasser)
2005 Nicola Benge, with 1800 people Mosaic [22]
John Lewis Mosaic, Kingston (2010).jpg
Mosaic John Lewis Kingston

51°24′41.09″N 0°18′28.31″W / 51.4114139°N 0.3078639°W / 51.4114139; -0.3078639
2010 Yasha Shrimpton, Howard Grange, members of staff, Save the World Club Mosaic [23][24]
College Roundabout, Kingston upon Thames.jpg
Paper Trail College Roundabout

51°24′25″N 0°18′14″W / 51.40704°N 0.30396°W / 51.40704; -0.30396
2012 Michael Antrobus and Tom Kean [25]
Girl on swing kingston mural.png
Colourful Tree, Swing and Cat 12 Queen Elizabeth Road

51°24′47″N 0°17′46″W / 51.41313°N 0.29624°W / 51.41313; -0.29624
March 2021 Lionel Stanhope Mural
Canbury, Sopwith Camel propeller.jpg
Sopwith Camel propeller Canbury

51°24′48.4″N 0°17′51.2″W / 51.413444°N 0.297556°W / 51.413444; -0.297556
[26]
Tiffin School coat of arms.jpg
Glass disc depicting coat of arms of Tiffin School Outside Tiffin School, Queen Elizabeth Road [27]
Canbury Gardens Bandstand, three fishes.jpg
Three fishes motif Bandstand, Canbury Gardens [28]

New Malden

Main article: New Malden

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
New Malden war memorial.JPG
New Malden War Memorial High Street

51°24′09″N 0°15′22″W / 51.4024°N 0.2562°W / 51.4024; -0.2562 (New Malden War Memorial)
1924 ? Cenotaph Grade II Unveiled 8 November 1924.[29]
New Malden, The Family sculpture.jpg

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Bronze Family Tudor Williams department store, 53–59 High Street 1970s Patricia and Derek Freeborn Architectural sculpture [30]
New Malden, The Fountain Roundabout.jpg
Fountain and lamp Kingston Road roundabout 1982 Adrian Marchant Fountain and lamp [31]

Old Malden

Main article: Old Malden

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Old Malden, St John the Baptist
Old Malden War Memorial St John the Baptist's Church, Church Road

51°22′56″N 0°15′39″W / 51.3821°N 0.2608°W / 51.3821; -0.2608 (Old Malden War Memorial)
1923 Stuart Allen (2011 restoration) Wooden aedicule Grade II [32]
Old Malden Community Mosaic Malden Manor, Sheephouse Way 2019 Save the World Club, Kim Porrelli Mosaic [33]

Surbiton

Main article: Surbiton

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Surbiton Assembly Rooms, relief panel.jpg
Relief panels Surbiton Assembly Rooms, corner of Maple Road, Claremont Gardens and Surbiton Hill 1890s Reliefs
The clock tower Surbiton.jpg

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King Edward VII Coronation Clock Tower Claremont Road

51°23′39″N 0°18′16″W / 51.3942°N 0.3044°W / 51.3942; -0.3044 (King Edward VII Coronation Clock Tower)
1905–1906 John Johnson Clock tower Grade II The same architect designed a more elaborate clock tower in Brighton.[34]
Surbiton War Memorial.jpg

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Surbiton War Memorial Ewell Road

51°23′33″N 0°17′54″W / 51.3925°N 0.2984°W / 51.3925; -0.2984 (Surbiton War Memorial)
1921 Memorial cross Grade II Unveiled July 1921.[35]
Surbiton, Sainsbury
Transport Panels 50–58 Victoria Road, on wall of Sainsbury's 1980 Henry and Joyce Collins Mosaics Mosaic panels depicting the history of Surbiton and its transport.[36][37]
Surbiton helpp1.jpg
Mini jumping through wall Bridge Garage

51°23′26″N 0°18′28″W / 51.3905°N 0.3079°W / 51.3905; -0.3079 (Mini jumping through wall)
Sculpture [38]

Tolworth

Main article: Tolworth

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Wooden Sculpture, Fishponds - geograph.org.uk - 255863.jpg
Kingston Coat of Arms Fishponds Park

51°23′12″N 0°17′40″W / 51.3868°N 0.2944°W / 51.3868; -0.2944 (Kingston Coat of Arms)
2004 Sculpture [39]

References

  1. ^ Historic England. "Market House (1358428)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 December 2019.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Shrubsole Memorial (1299987)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 November 2019.
  3. ^ "County Hall, Kingston". Exploring Surrey's Past. Retrieved 10 December 2019.
  4. ^ McCarthy 2014, p. 39.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Kingston upon Thames War Memorial (1080054)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
  6. ^ War Memorials Trust. War Memorials. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  7. ^ Historic England. "Memorial Gates outside Church of All Saints (1432596)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  8. ^ "Bentall Window Reliefs, Crest, Letters and Initials". National Recording Project. Public Monuments & Sculpture Association. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012.
  9. ^ "Halifax Building Society Reliefs". National Recording Project.[dead link]
  10. ^ Secret Kingston-upon-Thames
  11. ^ "Guildhall Reliefs". National Recording Project. Archived from the original on 19 June 2018.
  12. ^ London Road Index
  13. ^ Matthews 2018, p. 234.
  14. ^ Kings Mural. Art UK. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  15. ^ Out of Order. Art UK. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  16. ^ Beaumont 1999, p. 81.
  17. ^ a b c d e f McCarthy 2014, pp. 16–17. NB: a Tolworth mosaic was proposed, but never made.
  18. ^ Flock of Mallard Ducks. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  19. ^ Nazia Dewji (15 September 2014). Plans to return Eadweard Muybridge mosaic to Kingston town centre. Sutton and Croydon Guardian. Retrieved 23 February 2019. Confirmed as present during visit by editor PhantomSteve on 23 Feb 2019
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  21. ^ http://savetheworldclub.org/2004/06/kingsnympton-estate-kingston/[dead link]
  22. ^ Study of Hundertwasser, Canbury Passage, Kingston
  23. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  24. ^ Staff help celebrate Kingston John Lewis' 20 years
  25. ^ Official Opening of sculpture at College Roundabout. FADA, Kingston University. 21 September 2012. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  26. ^ "The Hornby Train Set". Derrick Knight. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  27. ^ McCarthy 2014, p. 37.
  28. ^ McCarthy 2014, p. 51.
  29. ^ Historic England. "New Malden War Memorial (1444427)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  30. ^ Bronze Family. Art UK. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  31. ^ New Malden Roundabout Fountain and Lamp. Art UK. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  32. ^ Historic England. "Old Malden War Memorial (1444327)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  33. ^ Normanton, Harry (29 May 2019). "Malden Manor mosaic created by volunteers brings art back to Hogsmill River". SWLondoner.
  34. ^ Banerjee, Jacqueline (2010). "Coronation Clock Tower, Surbiton, Surrey". The Victorian Web. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  35. ^ Historic England. "Surbiton War Memorial (1432632)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  36. ^ Transport Panels. Public Monuments and Sculptures Association. Archived from the original on 4 August 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  37. ^ Transport Panels. Art UK. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  38. ^ "Geograph:: HELL LLP © Colin Smith".
  39. ^ Kingston Coat of Arms, Fishponds Park

Bibliography

  • Beaumont, Mary Rose (1999). Carole Hodgson. Momentum Books. ISBN 1-902945-01-8.
  • Matthews, Peter (2018). London's Statues and Monuments: Revised Edition. Oxford: Shire Publications.
  • McCarthy, Julian (2014). Secret Kingston upon Thames. Amberley.