Statue of Queen Victoria (Brock)
Hove's nice bronze Grade-II-listed statue of Queen Victoria (by Sir Thomas Brock), was commissioned to celebrate Victoria's 1897 jubilee, but it took a while to be organised, and a while longer to build, and when it was finally unveiled in 1901, Victoria had unfortunately just died ... which put rather a dampener on the celebrations that would otherwise have accompanied the event.
In a conspicuous position at the foot of Grand Avenue, with a fine perspective behind, is Hove's memorial of the Diamond Jubilee. The Statue of Queen Victoria is a fine work in bronze, on a marble pedestal with panels representing Empire, Commerce, Education and Science and Art. The statue was designed by the late Sir Thomas Brock, R.A., K.C.B.
— , Ward Locke, , A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Brighton and Hove, and District, , 1933
- Hove in the Past: Queen Victoria's Statue, Hove, by Judy Middleton, 2013 (hovehistory.blogspot.com)
- Queen Victoria Memorial, Hove / Sir Thomas Brock, K.C.B., R.A. 1847-1922 (victorianweb.org)
- Statue of Queen Victoria (publicsculpturesofsussex.co.uk)
- Listed Buildings: Statue of Queen Victoria marking her Diamond Jubilee, by Jennifer Drury (mybrightonandhove.org.uk)
- Statue of Queen Victoria, Grand Avenue, Hove, Brighton and Hove (historicengland.org.uk)