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The Wellington Arch (formerly listed under GV Constitution Hill) comprises a single archway flanked by coupled fluted Corinthian columns and pilasters, with a heavy cornice. Sculptured plaques are surmounted by a bronze group of winged Victory in a chariot drawn by four horses, which was designed by Adrian Jones and placed in this position in 1912. An elaborately decorated chariot, pulled by four rearing horses, is driven by a boy wearing a loincloth.
bronze, mild steel & Portland stone
H 960 x W 1080 x D (?) cm
purchased by public subscription & private donation
Grade I (England and Wales)
2nd April 1912
at all times
ADRIAN JONES SCULPT
THE QUADRIGA SURMOUNTING THIS ARCH WAS / PRESENTED TO THE NATION AS A MARK OF / DEEPEST LOYALTY AND RESPECT TO HIS LATE / REVERED MAJESTY EDWARD VII BY HERBERT / FIRST BARON MICHALHAM OF HELLINGLY KCVO MCMXII