Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- Victoria Jubilee Memorial -

Location

Town Square, Ryde, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
Description

A bust of Queen Victoria located in a niche of a brick and stone built archway.

The archway and bust were originally located at Ryde County Hospital, and relocated to the Square in 1996.

The bust currently on display is a replica, the original being held by St Mary's Hospital, Newport.
Memorial

Ryde Victoria Jubilee memorial
 


Ryde Victoria Jubilee memorial
 
Inscription


BUILT AND ENDOWED AS THE
ISLE OF WIGHT COMMEMORATION OF
QUEEN VICTORIA'S DIAMOND JUBILEE
"SHE WROUGHT HER PEOPLE LASTING GOOD"




ROYAL COUNTY HOSPITAL ARCH
RE-SITED IN 1996 THANKS TO SUPPORT FROM
SOMERFIELD STORES LIMITED.
THE BUST OF QUEEN VICTORIA IS A COPY
OF THE ORIGINAL BY E ONSLOW-FORBES R.A.
NOW IN THE CARE OF ST MARY'S HOSPITAL.
THE REPLICA WAS PRODUCED THANKS TO THE
ISLE OF WIGHT HEALTHCARE TRUST,
RYDE COMMUNITY FORUM,
ISLE OF WIGHT SOCIETY (RYDE GROUP)
AND THE
ISLE OF WIGHT COUNCIL.


Further Information


 


Ryde Victoria Jubilee memorial
 


Ryde Victoria Jubilee memorial
 


 
 

 
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