Statue In T Canal, Westbury Court Gardens

Date:
13 Oct 1999
Location:
Statue In T Canal, Westbury Court Gardens, Westbury On Severn, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14 1LN
Reference:
IOE01/00211/19
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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

GV II

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Simmonds_Derek IOE Records for Simmonds, Derek; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Derek Simmonds. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Simmonds, Derek

Rights Holder: Simmonds, Derek

Keywords

Ashlar, Stone, Stuart Statue, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, Dutch Garden, Garden, Water Garden, Canal, Transport, Canal Transport Site, Water Transport Site, Water Supply And Drainage, Watercourse