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Receiving the Civic Sword - Law Courts, Clifford Street, York, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 53° 57.389 W 001° 04.906
30U E 625863 N 5980383
Quick Description: This 1890, red brick building, is York Magistrates' Court. It stands on the south west side of Clifford Street close to the centre of the city. The relief sculpture is located high over the main entrance to the building.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/20/2014 11:45:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMJZ4Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:

The Magistrates' Court is Grade II listed with the entry at the English Heritage website telling us about the sculpture:

Balustraded band forms base of gable containing carved relief of Lord Mayor William Selby receiving the Civic Sword from Richard II. Gable apex filled by York City arms between supporters, beneath canopied hood, and finial is the figure of Justice bearing scales.

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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/1892

Where is this sculpture?:
Law Courts
Clifford Street
York, North Yorkshire United Kingdom


Website for sculpture?: Not listed

Sculptors Name: Not listed

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