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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: STATUE APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES SOUTH EAST OF HARROWDEN HALL

List entry Number: 1040733

Location

STATUE APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES SOUTH EAST OF HARROWDEN HALL, THE SLIPS

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireWellingboroughDistrict AuthorityGreat Harrowden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-May-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 13-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233420

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History

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Details

GREAT HARROWDEN THE SLIPS SP8870 (North side) 14/140 Statue approx. 60m. SE of 26/05/81 Harrowden Hall (Formerly listed as Statue group on pedestal of Hercules and Cacus)

GV II* Statue. Early C18 by John Van Nost. Limestone ashlar panelled plinth with lead statue of wrestling figures said to be Hercules and Cacus based on a design now in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Forms part of formal layout with statues approx. 30 metres north-east (q.v.) and south-east (q.v.), statue plinth approx. 60 metres north-east (q.v.), gate, gatepiers, railings, walls and attached summer house, extending to approx. 300 metres north, south and east of Harrowden Hall (q.v.), gates, gatepiers and railings approx. 300 metres east (q.v.) and steps 10 metres east of Harrowden Hall (q.v.) and Harrowden Hall (q.v.). (The gardens and park are included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II*).

Listing NGR: SP8825870820

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National Grid Reference: SP 88258 70820

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