ATLAS FOUNTAIN AND POND

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1148973

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: ATLAS FOUNTAIN AND POND, SOUTH PARTERRE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ATLAS FOUNTAIN AND POND, SOUTH PARTERRE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Henderskelfe

National Grid Reference: SE 71644 69922

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HENDERSKELFE SOUTH PARTERRE SE 7169 Castle Howard 12/57 Atlas Fountain and pond GV I Fountain in which it stands. 1850. Designed by W A Nesfield. Figures executed by John Thomas, tazza, pedestals, shells and basin by local craftsmen, jets and fittings by James Easton. Figures in Portland stone, globe of bronze. Pond approximately 27 metres in diameter. 4 recumbent Tritons blow water over Atlas kneeling on a pedestal in the central tazza. The figures were transported by rail from London to Castle Howard station. Thomas was paid £1183/10/3 for his work. The fountain was exhibited at the Great Exhibition prior to installation. Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook, 1972. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes, 1700-1750, 1967. Castle Howard Archives information sheet. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7164369922

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 329013

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Howard, G, Castle Howard Guidebook, (1972)
Hussey, C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, (1967)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

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