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PARK HILL STATUE EAST OF HARTWELL HOUSE

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: PARK HILL STATUE EAST OF HARTWELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1118474

Location

PARK HILL STATUE EAST OF HARTWELL HOUSE

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stone with Bishopstone and Hartwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42668

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP 71 SE HARTWELL HARTWELL

3/98 Park Hill Statue E. of Hartwell House 25.10.51 II

Column with statue on top. Originally N.W. of Hartwell House as part of the early C18 garden illustrated in the Nebot paintings in the County Museum. 1735 by Thomas Watts then with a statue of William III by Sir Henry Cheere. Moved 1757 to its present position on Park Hill, statue replaced by one of George II. Stone, large Doric column on square plinth on base of two steps, inscribed "George II Born 1683 Died 1760. Erected 1757". Column supports section of entablature comprising a single triglyph and a square modillion cornice forming base for the statue. (Country Life 15.3.79 p.707-9 plates 2, 6 & 8).

Listing NGR: SP7983312424

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 15 March, (1979), 707-9
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 79833 12424

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