"Statues on the Horse Guards Parade" Horse Guards Parade Tip by filipdebont

Horse Guards Parade, London: 75 reviews and 148 photos

  Cavalryman Statue
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The Horse Guards Parade, is a big square which borders on St James's Park, has also some statues.

There are two Horse Guard Cavalryman statues of the Field Marshal's Wolseley and Roberts, and there are also two canons.

One canon is Turkish and made in 1524, it was seized in 1801 in Egypt. The gun carriage is decorated with a Sphinx and with crocodiles in relief.

The other one is a mortar, captured from the French during the siege of Cadiz in 1812.

At the other end of the Parade is Guards Memorial, this to honour the soldiers which died during the First World War

Address: Whitehall London SW1A 2AX
Directions: Nearest Tube, Charing Cross. At Horse Guard Ave.
Phone: +44 20 7930 3070
Website: http://www.householdcavalrymuseum.co.uk/

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  • Written Mar 23, 2003
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