Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)

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A standing figure, facing north, in seventeenth-century dress on a square pedestal with chamfered plinth and moulded top. There is an inscription to the front. The sculpture is raised on late twentieth-century square limestone base of four steps with ball finials at the corners.

Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)




white marble, pink granite & limestone

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Acquisition method

presented to the city by Councillor John Winship

Work type



Hull City Council


Hull City Council

Work status


Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Listing date



at all times

Inscription description

front: THE POET / ANDREW MARVELL / AN INCORRUPTIBLE PATRIOT, A WISE STATESMAN / AND A ZEALOUS AND ENERGETIC REPRESENTATIVE / OF THIS HIS NATIVE TOWN IN PARLIAMENT / FROM 1658 TO 1678 / Had we but world / enough and time, / This coyness, lady were / no crime. / We should sit down and / think which way / To walk and pass our / long love's day / FROM / TO HIS COY MISTRESS / BY ANREW MARVELL.; base: PRESENTED BY COUNCILLOR JOHN WINSHIP / TO THE COPORATION OF HULL / 26TH DAY OF OCTOBER 1867


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Located at

South Church Side, Hull

Hu1 1SE