National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Cross the Divide, Lambeth Palace Rd.


Type Sculpture

     Two over-life-size figures in steel plates welded together. Each has its own plinth, stands on one leg and leans forward (as if in a contemporary dance) shaking the other's hand thereby forming an arch between the two pedestals.


On a metal plaque screwed to the bridge parapet to the rear of the sculpture: ‘Cross the Divide' / by Rick Kirby / [space] / Unveiled by Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, / Countess of Snowdon on 25th September 2000 / [space] / The sculpture was commissioned by the / Guy's and St Thomas' Charitable Foundation / in association with de Putron Art Consultants

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Kirby, Rick Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Sculptures Welded steel plates each: 444x85x229
Plinths Granite each: 67x67x172

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
Structural condition
Road Lambeth Palace Rd.
Precise location St Thomas' Hospital
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

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Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details 25.9.2000
Commissioned by None
Duty of care Guy's and St. Thomas' Charitable Foundation
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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