Articles in the category monument

Ullet Road Unitarian Chapel, Liverpool

The Ullet Road Unitarian Chapel is known as the English ‘cathedral of Unitarianism’. It was built between 1896 and 1898 to a design by the Unitarian architect Thomas Worthington and his son Percy. Although founded as a non-conformist Christian faith, Unitarianism has historically been characterised by a rationalist and individualist approach to spirituality, which encompasses […]

Industry and Genius, Birmingham

A sculptural tribute to atheist printer John Baskerville. On the columns of Portland Stone are reversed bronze letters spelling ‘Virgil’, the Roman poet whose works were printed by Baskerville in the famous typeface that bears his name, in 1757. The name ‘Industry and Genius’ is taken from a poem praising the printer which was published in […]

Red Lion Square, London

This small square contains memorials to two notable humanists – a statue of  activist and politician Fenner Brockway and a bust of philosopher Bertrand Russell. The north east corner of the Square features the main entrance to Conway Hall, home of the South Place Ethical Society since 1929. The Square is also rumoured to have been the […]