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STATUE OF HERCULES AND THE NEMEAN LION CIRCA 180 METRES NORTH OF WADDESDON MANOR

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 HERCULES AND THE NEMEAN LION CIRCA 180 METRES NORTH OF WADDESDON MANOR

List entry Number: 1124324

Location

STATUE OF HERCULES AND THE NEMEAN LION CIRCA 180 METRES NORTH OF WADDESDON MANOR

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Waddesdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42284

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP 7216-7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS

10/137 Statue of Hercules and the Nemean Lion c.180m to N. of Waddesdon Manor -

GV II

Statue. Early C18, by Giovanni Baratta, probably for a villa near Lucca. Carved marble. Figure of Hercules tearing apart the lion's jaw. Pedestal with moulded base and cornice, the sides having carved mask-heads and festoons, the front and rear bowed outwards with armorial crest to front. (Catalogue No. 68)

Listing NGR: SP7322816665

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hodgkinson, T, The James A de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor Sculpture, (1970), 68
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 73228 16665

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