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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: FOUR URNS, AT ROSE GARDEN, AT ANGLESEY ABBEY

List entry Number: 1165115

Location

FOUR URNS, AT ROSE GARDEN, AT ANGLESEY ABBEY, QUY ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireEast CambridgeshireDistrict AuthorityLode

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49356

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History

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Details

TL 5262 LODE QUY ROAD (North Side) 9/101 Four Urns, at Rose Garden, at Anglesey Abbey

GV II*

Four urns. Early C18. Two by P Scheemakers and two by L Delvaux (signed). White marble. The two inner urns are by P Scheemakers (1691-1781), one carved with the Sacrifice of Iphigenia (after the Medici vase in the Uffizi) and the other with the Sacrifice of Apollo. The two outer urns are by Laurent Delvaux (1696-1778), one with a relief of a Bacchanalian and the other with a heroic subject. They were made before 1728 for Wanstead House, Essex, sold 1822 and acquired for Leigh Court Somerset. Acquired 1952. The pedestals are decorated with swags of oak leaves and acorns and female faces.

R Gunnis: Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, p126, 343. R.C.H.M. (North East Cambs.), p79, mon (3). J Kenworthy-Browne, unpublished survey report for National Trust, East Anglia Regional Office (1980). Lanning-Roper: Gardens of Anglesey Abbey (1964).

Listing NGR: TL5297062197

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 126 343
Roper, L, Gardens of Anglesey Abbey, (1964)
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Cambridgeshire North East, (1972)
Kenworthy Browne, J , Anglesey Abbey Survey Report,
Part 5 Cambridgeshire,

National Grid Reference: TL 52970 62197

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