Knightsbridge, London, England - click to return
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, England - engraving from photograph taken by Cassell - pubd c.1897
At the Knightsbridge corner with Brompton Road is this statue of Field-Marshal Hugh Rose, Lord Strathnairn, erected by his "friends & comrades".
Although he died in 1885, aged 82, the statue was not unvieled until June 1895. The statue was cast from guns taken in 1858 by the Central India Force
and presented by the Government of India. On the pedestal are inscriptions of the battles in which Lord Strathnairn played a conspicuous part.
It was removed in 1931 and is now located at Griggs Green in Hampshire.
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