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Originally placed on the West face of Ludgate during the 28th year of the reign of Elizabeth (c. 1586), this could well be the "picture" of the Queen mentioned by Stowe. After the great fire of 1666, the rebuilding of the city called for a larger passageway where Ludgate stood, and the gate was demolished in 1760. Sir Francis Gosling rescued the statue from the demolition and had it moved down Fleet Street where it can still be viewed above the Vestry Porch of St. Dunstan-in-the-West. At the same time this statue was placed on the gate other images were also added, including that of legendary King Lud (for whom, according to legend, London was named). These other images have disappeared.

Map reference: K 5