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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: EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF HUGH LUPUS, 1ST EARL OF CHESTER

List entry Number: 1312814

Location

EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF HUGH LUPUS, 1ST EARL OF CHESTER, WESTERN FORECOURT TO EASTON HALL

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityEaton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55293

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History

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Details

SJ 4160 EATON C.P. WESTERN FORECOURT TO EATON HALL

9/97 Equestrian Statue of Hugh Lupus, 1st Earl of Chester

II*

Equestrian Statue, 1870-9, by G F Watts for 3rd Marquis and 1st Duke of Westminster. Bronze on battered plinth of buff stone at centre of pond. Hugh Lupus, 1st (Norman) Earl of Chester, falcon on raised gauntletted wrist, is seated on a horse the model for which was bred for the purpose from a Percheron mare and an English thoroughbred stallion. Sculptor and client strove for historic accuracy in every detail; both considered the statue to be Watts's chef d' oeuvre (Gervas Huxley).

Listing NGR: SJ4133560714

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Other
Part 6 Cheshire,

National Grid Reference: SJ 41335 60714

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