The statue of Nelson in Trafalgar Square (now National Heroes Square), Bridgetown, Barbados, is older than the one in Trafalgar Square, London.
When renovation work was done on Nelson's column in 2005-6, its height was measured by laser for the first time and it was found to be shorter than had been thought. The correct height above street level was found to be just over 169ft, while previous 'official' heights had varied from 173ft to 185ft.
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