Articles in the category monument

Alan Turing Building, Manchester

The Alan Turing Building is named after the mathematician and founder of computer science Alan Turing. It is located at the University of Manchester, in England, where Turing himself read mathematics. It houses the School of Mathematics, the Photon Science Institute and the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, part of the School of Physics and Astronomy. The […]

Burlington House, London

At the rear of Burlington House in Picadilly, London are a number of statues of great scientists and philosophers including humanists Jeremy Bentham (over the door, by John Durham), Adam Smith (ground floor west side, by William Theed) and David Hume (above, western balustrade, by Matthew Noble). Burlington House was originally a private mansion in the Palladian […]

Kensal Green Cemetery, London

Henry Hethrington and Robert Owen are buried here. Sorry, this article hasn’t been completed yet. Would you like to write it for us? Humanist Heritage relies on contributions from users so if you’re interested in helping us please drop us a line.

Queen’s Square Place, London

Philosopher Jeremy Bentham lived for forty years in a house on the site now occupied by the Ministry of Justice (102 Petty France). The house, in what came to be called Queen’s Square Place, was bequeathed to Bentham by his father Jeremiah on his death in 1792. Jeremiah had first rented the house in May […]

Natural History Museum, London

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Imperial College, London

Imperial College, London features a bust of T.H. Huxley. Sorry, this article hasn’t been written yet. Would you like to write it for us? Humanist Heritage relies on contributions from users so if you’re interested in helping us please drop us a line.

J.S. Mill statue, London

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George Eliot statue, Nuneaton

In Newdigate Square, Nuneaton is a statue of novelist George Eliot made by John Letts in 1986, on a commission by the George Eliot Fellowship. Sorry, this article hasn’t been completed yet. Would you like to write it for us? Humanist Heritage relies on contributions from users so if you’re interested in helping us please drop […]

Clement Attlee statue, London

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Thomas Paine statue, Thetford

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