LEAD STATUE AND CARVED UNICORNS' HEADS ON SECTION OF WALL BEHIND FISHPOND TO EAST OF ADLINGTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138853

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Jul-1984

Statutory Address: LEAD STATUE AND CARVED UNICORNS' HEADS ON SECTION OF WALL BEHIND FISHPOND TO EAST OF ADLINGTON HALL, MILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: LEAD STATUE AND CARVED UNICORNS' HEADS ON SECTION OF WALL BEHIND FISHPOND TO EAST OF ADLINGTON HALL, MILL LANE

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Adlington

National Grid Reference: SJ 90510 80476

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History

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Details

SJ 98 SW ADLINGTON C.P. MILL LANE (South Side)

3/25 Lead statue and carved unicorns' heads on section of wall behind fishpond to east of Adlington Hall.

GV II

Lead statue and carved unicorns heads: mid C18 for Charles Legh but statue moved from Wilderness garden and unicorns' heads from the tops of the Pillars c1960. Large lead statue of a reclining nude, bearded, male figure resting on his elbow and tipping a gadrooned urn forward. It is now on a rough stone plinth. Said to be Father Tiber. On the brick wall behind are 2 former capstones of gate piers. These are in buff sandstone and have fine carved unicorns' heads placed to face each other. This is the Legh's emblem.

Listing NGR: SJ9051080476

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 58191

Legacy System: LBS

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