London’s Most Unusual Statues
DOCTOR WHO BADDIE? This hilarious statue of Elizabeth I stands in the grounds of Westminster School. It’s made from stone, brass and possibly a giant Polo mint. The modern-day Queen unveiled the 8ft non-likeness of her predecessor in 2010, to mark the School’s 450th birthday. Prince Philip was seen to snigger as the work by sculptor Matthew Spender was revealed.
There’s more to London statuary than some long-forgotten dead blokes on horseback. Click through the gallery for our pick of the strangest fake people across town. Or nominate your own favourites in the comments below.
See also: London’s weirdest dummies and mannequins (some of these are truly twisted).