This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE
11/281 Statue in T canal, Westbury Court Gardens
Statue; probably mid C17 on early C18 base; ashlar stone. Square plinth carrying statue, standing at top of T canal. Offset just above water level; plinth with moulded top, tall base with moulded cornice. Above a short square base to statue set back behind face of base. Statue of Neptune, left foot on a dolphin, left arm holds tail against his hip, right arm raised, bearded face; cloak falls down from shoulders, lying over dolphin. Statue considered to be mid C17, in style of Nicholas Stone; plinth is of same date as canal, however, probably 1715-'25. Forms part of group with boundary wall and gazebo, (g.v.). (G. Jackson-Stops, Westbury Court Garden, revised 1984, for National Trust).
Listing NGR: SO7185713922
© Mr Derek Simmonds. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Simmonds, Derek
Rights Holder: Simmonds, Derek
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