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STATUE OF ADONIS

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 ADONIS

List entry Number: 1114008

Location

STATUE OF ADONIS

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

County:

District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Woburn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Mar-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38250

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Details

WOBURN SP-9632-9732 WOBURN PARK 10/147 Statue of Adonis (formerly listed 23.1.61 under Sculptural groups in Woburn GV II Abbey Courtyard) Statue. Circa 1700 by J V Legterin (floruit 1685-1708). Ashlar, blackened at a later date (probably to disguise the repairs in marble) to imitate lead. Stands on rectangular ashlar plinth with moulded base and cap. Statue and plinth together stand approximately 3 metres high. Depicts standing figure of Adonis with putto at L heel. Holds remains of something in R hand (probably a bow) and has quiver on L. Forms a group with items 10/145, 10/146 and 10/148, which depict Diana, Juno and Apollo.

Listing NGR: SP9648032532

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 2 Bedfordshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 96480 32532

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