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STATUE OF LION AND HORSE APPROXIAMTELY 85 METRES NORTH OF ROUSHAM PARK AND AT NORTH END OF BOWLING GREEN

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: STATUE OF LION AND HORSE APPROXIAMTELY 85 METRES NORTH OF ROUSHAM PARK AND AT NORTH END OF BOWLING GREEN

List entry Number: 1052950

Location

STATUE OF LION AND HORSE APPROXIAMTELY 85 METRES NORTH OF ROUSHAM PARK AND AT NORTH END OF BOWLING GREEN

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rousham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jun-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252872

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History

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Details

ROUSHAM ROUSHAM PARK GARDENS SP4724 14/216 Statue of lion and horse 27/08/57 approx. 85m N of Rousham Park and at N end of Bowling Green (Formerly listed under .... and marble statue of a lion mauling a horse, on pedestal) GV II* Statue. 1743, by Scheemakers. Limestone. Depicts lion mauling horse, and stands on ashlar pedestal with moulded cornice. Stands at head of grass slope running down to River Cherwell, providing views of the 2 eyecatchers in Steeple Aston C.P. - Chapel of the Mill and Ornamental Arch. Forms a part of the landscape gardens laid out by William Kent, c.1733-40. (Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745; R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors, 1660-1851, 1951, p342) `

Listing NGR: SP4785124318

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 342
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 745
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP 47851 24318

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