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Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry
Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott (1806–1884), 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry

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Bronze statue of the Duke of Buccleuch standing on a richly ornamented two-stage ashlar hexagonal plinth. On each face of the plinth are bronze panels with intricate cresting depicting allegorical figures and scenes from the Duke's life. The sculpture was changed from Category B to Category A at resurvey (2007–2008).

Date

1884–1888

Medium

Binny stone & bronze

Accession number

EH1_GB_S015

Acquisition method

public subscription

Work type

Statue

Owner

Bank of Scotland

Custodian

Bank of Scotland

Work status

extant

Listing status

A (Scotland)

Unveiling date

7th February 1888

Listing date

14/12/70

Access

at all times

Inscription description

WALTER FRANCIS MONTAGU DOUGLAS SCOTT / 5TH DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH / AND / 7TH DUKE OF QUEENSBERRY / K.G. / 1806–1884; below this on a separate plaque: ERECTED BY HIS FELLOW COUNTRYMEN / AT HOME AND BEYOND THE SEA (both added 1932); partially visible on the Order of the Garter sewn into the Duke’s costume – HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE (Evil comes to those who think evil)


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Located at

West Parliament Square,

EH1 1PT

In West Parliament Square.