TA0928 : Trinity Square, Andrew Marvell's Statue and School

taken 1 year ago, near to Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain

Trinity Square, Andrew Marvell's Statue and School
Trinity Square, Andrew Marvell's Statue and School
17th-century metaphysical poet and parliamentarian Andrew Marvell LinkExternal link grew up and was educated in the city. There is a white marble statue in his honour, set on a coloured granite plinth and limestone base in the Market Square (Trinity Square), against the backdrop of his old school, Hull Grammar School. The statue, by William Day Keyworth junior (1843-1902), was first erected in 1867 and has been resited several times; the last, to its present position, in 1999.

Built 1583 as the Hull Merchant Adventurers' Hall, the Grammar school is a Grade II* listed building (List entry Number: 1197660 LinkExternal link Historic England) which was converted into a museum in 1987; the statue is Grade II-listed (List entry Number: 1197623 LinkExternal link Historic England).
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Educational sites  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 098 285 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.5056N 0:20.1278W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 098 285
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