National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Allegories of Justice and Prudence


Type Sculpture

     Two demi-figure sculptures; Prudentia with owl and Justitia with scales of justice. Sculptures each have foliage backdrop and support curved ironwork balconies.
     The building was designed by Henry T. Hare, London architect and is listed grade II*.


Below work on left-hand side of entrance: PRUDENTIA Below work on right-hand side of entrance: JUSTITIA

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Forsyth, J. Dudley Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Two sculptures Sandstone 91cm high x 122cm wide approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Other
Structural condition
  • None
  • None
Road Chapel Street
Precise location Either side of entrance to District Council Offices (Municipal Buildings)
A-Z ref None
OS ref ST072903
Date of design 1903-04
Year of unveiling 1904
Unveiling details 1904
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status II*
At risk? No known risk

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