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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: SCULPTURE DEPICTING CERES IN BELVOIR CASTLE SCULPTURE GARDEN (ONE OF SEVEN STATUES)

List entry Number: 1180136

Location

SCULPTURE DEPICTING CERES IN BELVOIR CASTLE SCULPTURE GARDEN (ONE OF SEVEN STATUES)

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireMeltonDistrict AuthorityBelvoir

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1979

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189992

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History

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Details

SK 83 SW BELVOIR

15/502 Sculpture depicting Ceres in Belvoir Castle Sculpture 15.8.79 Garden (one of the seven statues)

GV II*

Sculpture reputed to be of Ceres (Goddess of Corn). Circa 1680. By Caius Gabriel Cibber. Stone. Square pedestal with recessed panels each carved with high relief heraldic and other emblems, including Earl's coronet (Earls of Rutland became Dukes 1703). Under cornice a dentil course and egg and dart frieze. Clothed masculine-looking figure in attitude of a man striding forward. At his feet a large sheaf of corn.

Listing NGR: SK8191033659

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 26 Leicestershire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SK 81910 33659

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