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STATUE OF JOHN SILVESTER IN ORCHARD OF BIRTHWAITE HALL

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 JOHN SILVESTER IN ORCHARD OF BIRTHWAITE HALL

List entry Number: 1151766

Location

STATUE OF JOHN SILVESTER IN ORCHARD OF BIRTHWAITE HALL, HUDDERSFIELD ROAD

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

County:

District: Barnsley

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Nov-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 334235

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History

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Details

SE 31 SW DARTON HUDDERSFIELD ROAD (East side, off)

2/108 Statue of John 13.11.63 Silvester in orchard of Birthwaite Hall

GV II

Statue. Date uncertain probably late C18. Limestone, on sandstone pedestal. Slightly smaller than life, naked figure said to be of John Silvester with cloak over shoulders. Serpent at feet. The pedestal has fielded panels and a moulded cornice.

John Silvester was smith to the Tower of London and invented a chain to span the River Thames to prevent the Dutch sailing up the river in the war with Holland 1665-7 when the Dutch attacked up the Rivers Thames and Medway.

Listing NGR: SE3008110559

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National Grid Reference: SE 30081 10559

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