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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: SERIES OF HERMS AND ALTARS LAID OUT IN A Y TO THE EAST OF THE RING POND

List entry Number: 1334743

Location

SERIES OF HERMS AND ALTARS LAID OUT IN A Y TO THE EAST OF THE RING POND

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

County District District Type Parish
DerbyshireDerbyshire DalesDistrict AuthorityChatsworth

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 81640

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History

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Details

PARISH OF CHATSWORTH CHATSWORTH GARDENS SR 2669 6/74 Series of Hermes and Altars laid out in a Y to the east of the Ring Pond GV I Twelve Hermes and twelve altars. c1730 probably by William Kent and originally adorning his exedra at Chiswick Villa. Ashlar. The altars are small rectangular chests about two foot high and on feet, with bold relief decoration to front and sides. Five male Hermes on plain tapering piers with moulded bases and Greek inscriptions. Five female Hermes with panelled tapering piers with acanthus and ribbon decoration. One male faun on a similar pier and one male fawn on a plain panelled pier. The Gardens and Park are included on the Gardens Register at Grade I.

Listing NGR: SK2616969906

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 10 Derbyshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SK 26169 69906

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